Purchase Gotta Take 'Em All Blotter Paper Archival Print by Ben Frost Limited Edition Fine Art Archival Pigment Print Art on Perforated Blotter Paper.
2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 100 Archival Pigment Print on Perforated Blotter Paper Size: 7.5 x 7.5 Inches Release: April 19, 2023 Pikachu Pokemon Limited blotter editions are hand-perforated by Zane Kesey.
The "Gotta Take 'Em All Blotter Paper Archival Print" by Ben Frost stands out as a distinct fusion of pop culture and fine art, encapsulated in a medium as unconventional as its visual messaging. Launched on April 19, 2023, this work is a limited edition, with only 100 signed and numbered prints available, offering a sense of exclusivity to collectors and fans of contemporary art. Measuring 7.5 x 7.5 inches, the artwork is meticulously crafted on perforated blotter paper, a nod to the artist's unique canvas choice and the potential historical context of the material's use. Ben Frost is known for his bold commentary on consumerism, blending iconic pop culture characters with themes that provoke thought on modern society's state and psyche. The image of Pikachu, the beloved Pokémon character, juxtaposed with the branding of Prozac, a well-known antidepressant, creates a striking statement on the pharmaceutical industry's role in contemporary life. It's a thought-provoking mix that confronts the viewer with the juxtaposition of innocence and the complex realities of mental health treatment. Adding to the authenticity and intricacy of the piece, each blotter is hand-perforated by Zane Kesey, suggesting meticulous attention to detail and craftsmanship. This element of human touch interplays with the mass-produced imagery of pop culture, creating a personalized and tangible connection to the art. As a topic in pop art, street art, or graffiti art, Frost's work maintains a sharp relevance. It taps into the zeitgeist of today's visual culture, stirring a dialogue that is as much about the imagery it appropriates as it is about the medium it inhabits. This piece, much like the rest of Frost's work, offers an arresting visual experience that both celebrates and critiques the pervasive nature of consumerist imagery in our daily lives. For art collectors and enthusiasts, "Gotta Take 'Em All" is not just a piece of art; it's a conversation piece that embodies the crossroads of contemporary culture, mental health, and artistic expression.