Street art in your own home by Cult Artist Sly.
These are not prints as each is individually done and signed to order and consequently vary a little from the illustrated picture. These paintings are sprayed onto “Chunky” Canvasses. 44mm thick and ready to hang. And in this case a signed copy of this poem, as well!!
Art & Commercialism
(or Damien’s Dotty, Spotty, Puppy Dawg.)
by Juan Sly.
Damien had a little dawg,
Its fur was white as snow,
Everywhere that Damien went
The dawg was sure to go.
He painted it with spots one day,
Which was rather cruel,
That made the critics laugh and say;
“He’s dotty as a fool.”
But then the public, it turned out,
Came from far, and neared,
They waited patiently about
But no dawg appeared.
“Where’s Dotty, Spotty, Puppy Dawg?”
The worried public cried.
“The gift shop has got loads, to flog,”
It is likely that Juan Sly has become the biggest seller of original artworks in the UK. An artist exhibiting in mainly spray stencils and oils. He has exhibited at the Saatchi (a proper gallery with pillars and everything!) alongside the likes of Banksy, Terry O'Neil, Tracy Emin and Vic Reeves and now has a permanent collections in Germany, Detroit and Uk, alongside Damien Hirst and some other artists you might of heard of plus private collections around the globe. His works rock from humour to anti-war, sex to surreal. Particularly fond of the stencil medium as it allows him to quickly respond to events and ideas and gives the work that gritty illegal look. The stencils naturally allow the works to be resprayed and so become affordable and disposable. He likes the fact that people can buy art that they like and not to show off how much they can afford. You can find them in bedsits, legal offices in the Temple or stuck to a fence in Bristol.
Please note that outside the UK this painting is delivered dimanteled in a tube. It is easy to rebuild needing only a stapler, you can follow the original creases and there are stretcher wedges to use if it is not tight enough. A local framer could help you if required. Obviously, this is done to keep delivery costs down. Any props contact me through this site.
Spiel by Steeve
Chunky 44mm deep Canvas