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Edition Size 75
Archival Pigment Print on 310gsm Fine Art Paper
17 x 17 Inches
RELEASE DATE: Aug 21 2015
About this Art
The framing option for this RUN includes a 1 inch black wood frame with UV-glass, foam core backing and ready to hang hardware.
Afropunk, Naturel and 1xRUN are excited to announce "Obsidian" the Official Afropunk Art Print for the 2015 Brooklyn festival which kicks off August 22nd & 23rd at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park!
“Inspired the ideals of self awareness and strength of character, I wanted to illustrate the unique duality of edge and beauty that the Afropunk Festival embodies. Obsidian is born when raging hot lava is ejected from deep within the earth and cooled quickly by the surrounding environment, creating a smooth and jagged black glass-like rock. Obsidian is much like essence of Afropunk, born of fire from within, hardened when exposed to a cold world, dangerously sharp yet brilliantly black and beautiful.” - Naturel
This RUN is signed, numbered and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from Naturel and 1xRUN.
Lawrence “Naturel” Atoigue (1983) Landover, Maryland. His sharp futuristic work has quickly emerged in today's contemporary art scene. His sharp, triangular illustrations are a futuristic blend of pop and cubism, with a surrealist twist. Considered an influencer himself with a massive social media following, his talents have also attracted the eyes and ears of celebrity clients such as Swizz Beatz, Rihanna, Spike Lee, Paul Rosenberg and LeBron James, among many others. Working directly with Jay-Z on iconic apparel designs, he has also served as a Creative Collaborator for global campaigns ranging from brands like Crooks & Castles to Nike, as well as working with multi-national brands like Pepsi and the NBA.
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