'Paolo Uccello St George and the dragon 1460' Screen Print, 1984

$30,000

Created in 1984, Andy Warhol’s screen print 'Paolo Uccello St George and the dragon 1460' is a vibrant work on archival paper. This piece is Warhol's renditions of the 15th century iconic Italian Renaissance paintings by Paolo Uccello, St. George and the Dragon 327. This richly colored print encapsulates the full thrust of the artist's enigmatic approach to art through his contemporary spin on the painting, transforming the realistic colors of the original into bright blues, green, red, yellow, and oranges. This work is signed and dated on the lower left 9/50 'Andy Warhol' Contact us with any further questions!
Creator
Andy Warhol

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Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical (re)production, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. As famous for his quips as for his art he variously mused that “art is what you can get away with” and “everyone will be famous for 15 minutes”—Warhol drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter, creating works like his 32 Campbell's Soup Cans (1962), Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe, using the medium of silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. Known for his cultivation of celebrity, Factory studio (a radical social and creative melting pot), and avant-garde films like Chelsea Girls (1966), Warhol was also a mentor to artists like Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. His Pop sensibility is now standard practice, taken up by major contemporary artists Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons, among countless others.

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