‘Monster Mickey’ is a 6-colour Screen Print by contemporary artist Ben Allen. Printed onto 410gsm Somerset Tub Sized Satin paper, the print is form a limited edition of 30 and is signed, embossed and numbered by the artist.
Ben Allen is a contemporary artist, known for his distinctive Pop paintings. Using complex collage techniques, his pieces create a dynamic mash-up of popular culture, which work to critique the banal and the mundane and challenge media views on society. ‘Monster Mickey’ - from Allen’s Mickey series - depicts the cheery Disney mouse, posed with open arms.
Mickey’s face and clothes are awash with dollar symbols and, behind him, Allen has printed a series of iconic, one-dollar bills. Saturated with Pop-Art allusion, Allen’s eye-catching work is a powerful commentary on money, consumerism and the monstrous obsession with capitalist enterprise in the twenty-first century.