Title: "Gangsta cupid"
Artist's Name: YD
Medium: Ink, Paper
Completion date: February 24, 2021
Size and Dimensions: 11,6" W x 8,5" L
Style: Traditional, op art, secession
Description: This artwork draws you into a world where tradition and secession art styles collide with a touch of contemporary rebellion. The entire background is adorned with a striking motif of blue guns, creating a visually arresting contrast. At the heart of this artwork, Cupid takes center stage, but there's a twist to this iconic cherub. Instead of the usual bow and arrow, Cupid lounges leisurely on a billowing smoke cloud from his cigarette. His demeanor is relaxed, almost nonchalant, as he casually points a gun with a mischievous gleam in his eye.The fusion of traditional and secession art styles is evident in the meticulous detailing and refined technique used to portray Cupid and the surrounding elements. The juxtaposition of classic artistry with the bold, contemporary imagery of guns and smoke adds depth and intrigue to the composition.What makes this piece even more intriguing is its unique history. Originally created as part of a collaboration, it found its place on beer cans for the Masonaleworks company. This unexpected canvas gives the artwork an edgy, unconventional flair, making it a standout in the world of art and design. It invites viewers to contemplate the juxtaposition of love and danger, tradition and modernity, all while savoring a refreshing beverage. It's a testament to the artist's ability to blend disparate elements into a thought-provoking and visually captivating work of art.
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