Snoop Is Art, 2019
Metal Steel for Wall Mount, 100 x 100 cm
USD 5,000 – 7,100
About the artwork
The enigmatic French artist Auguste is known for his colourful contemporary Pop Art-inspired and nostalgia-evoking works, which feature iconic figures and symbols of pop culture. This piece, titled ‘Snoop is Art’, features an amalgamation of various pop culture symbols, including Pamela Anderson in Baywatch, the Barbie and MTV logos as well as Popeye the Sailor. Additionally, a silhouette of beloved character Snoopy is placed beside it, which also features images of familiar icons. The detachment of ‘Snoopy’ from the pop culture assembly signifies the character’s perennial and extraordinary impact, such that it stands apart from other characters that have existed, while the remaining space in the shape of the iconic dog further emphasises his ubiquitous impact as the character’s ‘missing’ presence is still felt.
About the artist