Andy Warhol / Mao (FS II.97) Presentado por Revolver Gallery

Andy WARHOL - Mao (FS II.97)

Presentado por Revolver Gallery

  • Año
    1972
  • Técnica
    Serigrafía
  • Dimensión de la Imagen
    0,0 x 0,0 cm / 0.0 x 0.0 in
  • Dimensión del Papel
    91,4 x 91,4 cm / 36.0 x 36.0 in
  • Tirada
    Edition of 250
  • Precio
    Precio reservado
  • Referencia
    FS II.97
  • Visita(s)
    60
  • Estado
Andy WARHOL - Mao (FS II.97)

MAO 97
Warhol presents Mao Zedong, the Former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, in a style reminiscent of his celebrity portraits. He fuses together the image of totalitarian propaganda and the colors found in his celebrity art to demonstrate the cult of personality surrounding the Chinese ruler. He uses bright colors and applies them in a makeup-like fashion as a form of personalization, a sharp contrast to Communist ideologies, which shunned individualism. This juxtaposition is taken further by the number of variations Warhol made of this image.

This is print was framed for the first time when added to our inventory. This print is a printer’s proof, outside the edition of 250. There are also 50 artist proofs signed and numbered in pencil on verso. Some are signed and numbered in ball-point pen.

MAO 97 AS PART OF ANDY WARHOL’S LARGER BODY OF WORK
Andy Warhol created the Mao series during the early 1970s when he was taking many commissions for celebrities. Celebrity portraits developed into a significant aspect of his career and a main source of income. Other series produced during this time are the Mick Jagger series, Muhammad Ali series and unpublished works of various celebrities such as Truman Capote.

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