Creating vibrant, mashed-up collages of modern pop culture Miami-based street artist GREATeclectic is deeply inspired by the most abstractly familiar elements of life – love, envy, wealth, wrath, perception, desire, greed, necessity, lust, identity, indulgence, ideals, ego, morals, bankrupcy and fears. His art delivers a heavily influenced message of pop, celebrity, fame and politics and highlight’s our constant obsession with them. Cross examining how these factors are portrayed in modern culture, he delivers a subtle message with each piece of his artwork. Executed in a bold clash of Andy Warhol meets Jean-Michel Basquiat to create his own unique ‘pastiches’– which he calls his collections- his striking work is taking the art world by storm.
He describes his work as ‘it lives loves, lauds, lambastes, legislates and promulgates on behalf of true Pop. It unravels the American tapestry because we are wound too tightly, it dims the lights because they blind so brightly, it harkens the dawn though it heralds nightly, and it takes a liberated lid to refresh the mind and see what I see: if you want to see a sad boy shine- pay him; if you want to see a sad boy smile – pay attention’.
Alongside his artwork, GREATeclectic also hails as Art Director for his own arts and culture magazine – Art Nouveau. This publication aims to help talented, emerging artists get their work out there who may otherwise not get their due recognition in today’s cut throat industry. He believes ‘if its aesthetically ace, we’re going to promote it’. And, as if he’s not busy enough, he’s also an acclaimed DJ and music producer.
To see more of GREATeclectic’s artwork or find out about his many other projects, check out his site at: