Purchase Target Artwork Limited Edition Giclee Print on 290gsm Moab Entrada Paper by Modern Artist Luke Chueh.
2015 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 150 Artwork Size 10x12.5
"Target," a provocative piece by modern artist Luke Chueh, embodies the ethos of pop art with its fusion of accessible imagery and dark humor. Created in 2015, this artwork is a limited edition giclee print on Moab Entrada paper, a high-quality material that ensures the durability and color fidelity of the work. At 10x12.5 inches, it is a sizeable print, part of a limited edition run of 150, each signed and numbered by Chueh himself, solidifying its exclusivity and appeal to collectors. Luke Chueh's work is noted for its stark, often monochromatic backgrounds, which thrust the central figure — typically an anthropomorphic character — into the spotlight. This artwork features a bear-like figure painted with simplicity yet profound expressiveness, hit by darts on a target painted on its torso. The visual juxtaposition of innocence and violence presents a compelling narrative, prompting introspection on themes of vulnerability and exploitation. This motif resonates with street art's tradition of using public visuals to state the human condition boldly. The artist's choice of the bear, an innocent and typically endearing creature, set against the violent imagery of the darts, creates a stark and impactful contrast. This contrast is emblematic of Chueh's style, which often plays with themes of contradiction and emotional struggle. The "Target" artwork's commentary is accessible and complex, allowing for multiple interpretations, a hallmark of great pop and street art. In the broader context of pop and graffiti art, Chueh's "Target" is a poignant narrative captured through minimalist design. It speaks to the heart of pop art, utilizing popular cultural references to make a statement while also embodying the spirit of street art through its bold and direct message. As a piece, it reflects on the commodification of emotion and the often unseen targets we bear. Its presence in the art scene is a testament to the enduring power of visual storytelling through art. User