Purchase The Meices Nine Pound Hammer 1995 San Francisco CA Silkscreen Print by Frank Kozik Hand-Pulled on Fine Art Paper Limited Edition Pop Street Art Artwork.
1995 Signed by Kozik & Numbered Limited Edition of 650 Artwork Size 17.5x22.5 Silkscreen Print Band Gig Poster by Frank Kozik. Tractor The Meices Nine Pound Hammer The Kilowatt Club San Francisco, California 10-21-1995
Capturing the dynamic essence of 1990s rock culture, Frank Kozik’s silkscreen prints are a fusion of music and visual art, with a distinct nod to the vibrant pop art movement. His poster for the October 21 performance of The Meices and Nine Pound Hammer at The Kilowatt in San Francisco, CA, is a prime example of his craft. The print, decorated with bold colors and striking imagery, was more than just promotional material; it was an artistic celebration of the bands and the era. This piece features a stark, contrastive color palette, primarily using black, bright yellow, and red, which captures the eye and invokes the energetic and raw spirit of the bands it represents. The central image of a vintage tractor, marked by the number 70, symbolizes Kozik’s ability to blend everyday objects with a certain edginess, making them resonate with the punk and alternative genres his work often accompanied. Such images not only promoted the event but also commented on the mechanization of society, a recurring theme in pop art, making Kozik’s work resonate with both underground and mainstream audiences. With each of Kozik’s prints, like this one from 1995, collectors and enthusiasts receive more than a simple piece of paper. They acquire a snapshot of cultural history, immortalizing the music and the moment within the fabric of pop, street, and graffiti art. His work is a reminder of the powerful intersection between the visual and the auditory, where each gig poster serves as a conduit for the artistic energy of the time. This San Francisco event’s print is a bold statement within this genre. It is a lasting visual record of the night that The Meices and Nine Pound Hammer brought their distinctive sounds to an eager audience, now eternally etched into the legacy of 90s music and art.