RAGE, FLOWER THROWER (A4 FRAMED / UNFRAMED)
RAGE, FLOWER THROWER PRINTED ONTO A WHITE BACKGROUND USING ENHANCED POLYMER PRINTING
300gsm card stock with an enhanced polymer finish.
This piece was firstly vectored directly from the original artwork when it came into our office for restoration and management. We use advanced scanning technology to ensure the piece is the most accurate available.
We then digitally printed on the thick card asnd use a unique 3D print enhancer to lay a polymer film over the art giving it a very high level of finish. The artwork stands out with a deep still wet look as a result of this stunning process.
This revolutionary technique gives a brilliant tactile finish and we are the only company using this technology ensuring your piece stands out and is unique.
A limited edition run of just 50 of this piece has been created. If the piece is showing sold out then it means all 50 have been sold - and no more will be created. The piece comes with a Sincura authentication certificate and unique numbers on the back - and you can choose whether to buy just the sealed print or a fully framed piece ready for hanging.
- Print size: A4 - 21cm height x 30cm width
- Framed size: 32.5 height x 43 cm width
ABOUT THE ORIGINAL PIECE
This Banksy piece is probably one of the most well known, featuring heavily in his “Wall and Peace” book (2005). The image is seen in Jerusalem, preserved by a perspex overlay, but the location is a particularly prominent to the meaning of the picture: peace.
In 2005 there was a gay parade in Jerusalem, which was attacked by protesters who stabbed three people and injured many more, this image could be a response to those events, or inspired by the violent unrest in the middle east, but we know that Banksy is a pacifist and anti-war, so the piece could have been inspired by a number of events. I believe it could be a response to the parade however, as the black and white man is depicted as a rioter or protester, with a bandana and cap to hide his identity, but as well as this, the flowers are in colour, vivid, multi-colour, which could be taken as symbolic of the gay pride flag.
The image is reminiscent of the images from the 1960’s campus and street riots, it’s obvious from the stance of the man, his facial expression and posture that there is a violent intent, however by exchanging a bomb, or rock or “molotov cocktail” with flowers, Banksy has created a strong message: wage peace. A message that has been captioned on the image of the Flower Thrower by millions of people on the internet, which originates from a Poem “Wage Peace” by Judyth Hill, written after the events of 9/11 in 2001.
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