Kiss of Death Silkscreen Print by Mike Giant Hand-Pulled 3-Color on Fine Art Paper Limited Edition Artwork.
2023 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 100 Artwork Size 18x24 Silkscreen Print Skeleton Death Kissing Woman Tattoo Elements Like Sun Flowers Angels Graves in Stylistic Rendition.
"Kiss of Death" is an evocative silkscreen print by the renowned artist Mike Giant, embodying the intricate interplay between life and death in a bold yet nuanced representation. Cast in a hand-pulled 3-color palette, this artwork exudes an aura of poignancy that demands the viewer's attention. Created in 2023, it stands as a testament to the continued resonance of themes exploring human existence and the fleeting nature of life. Executed on fine art paper, the work finds its distinction not just in its method but also in its limited availability. As a signed and numbered piece, it forms part of an exclusive limited edition set of just 100 prints. Its size, 18x24, provides an ample canvas for the intricacies of Mike Giant’s masterful strokes. The depiction features a skeleton, symbolizing death, in a tender embrace with a woman, perhaps representing life or the human spirit. This juxtaposition offers a rich visual tapestry for contemplation. Tattoo elements infuse the piece with layers of meaning. From sunflowers, often seen as symbols of loyalty and longevity, to angels, emblematic of divinity and protection, the details weave a narrative of life's complexities. The graves serve as poignant reminders of the inevitable, while the stylistic rendition of the entire ensemble is deeply rooted in the aesthetics of pop art, street art, and graffiti. Giant's artwork effortlessly merges the world of street art with the sophistication of gallery pieces, reinforcing the idea that graffiti-inspired art can occupy a revered space in the canon of contemporary visual culture. "Kiss of Death" stands not only as a visual delight but also as a profound commentary on the dance between life and death.