British artist Shok-1, based in London, spray paints walls with intriguing X-ray works, using freehand techniques to create the translucent effects.
His recent X-Pop series brings us his intricate views of major icons and characters. This pelvic piece brings hip-shaking Elvis to the gate of the Truman Brewery in London. It is presented in black on a silver background, referring to the palette of the famous Elvis paintings by Warhol, where silver was said to refer to the ‘silver screen’ of Hollywood.
Copyright Debbie Smyth, 24 October 2017
Posted as part of Hallowe’en