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Andy Warhol, Dollar Sign $, 1982

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Artist Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)
Title Dollar Sign $, 1982
Medium Unique Original Color Screenprint
Sheet Size 40 in x 32 in (101.6 cm x 82.28 cm)
Framed Size approx. 51in x 43 in (129.5 cm x 109.2 cm)
Edition Unique color variant, numbered from the edition of 35; each color screenprint from this edition is unique.
Signature This work is hand-signed by Andy Warhol (Pennsylvania, 1928 - New York, 1987) in pencil in the lower right.
Condition This screenprint is in pristine condition, with bright and vibrant colors.
Gallery Price Sold
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ID # w-5342

Andy Warhol Dollar Sign $, 1982; Warhol further addresses his fascination with mass consumption in Andy Warhol unique screenprint $ (4), 1982 (Dollar), specifically with the iconography of the dollar symbol itself. This phenomenal complete set of screen prints exemplifies Warhol's playfulness with line and color, which he utilizes to add depth to his work. The four dollar signs, each consisting of three colors, are arranged in a rectangular formation and appear to pop out at the viewer - this effect is created in part by the screenprint, but also by the contrasting colors of the dollar signs against the background. In $ (4), 1983 (Dollar), a mustard yellow background is covered with red, purple, lilac and green dollar signs. The green dollar sign itself could be a reference to money in its material form. Warhol here makes a fearless statement, for he blatantly acknowledges that money is art, and art is money.

Created in 1982, this unique color screen print on Lenox museum board is hand-signed by Andy Warhol (Pennsylvania, 1928 - New York, 1987) in pencil in the lower right. A unique color variant, numbered from the edition of 35; each color screenprint from this edition is unique. This work was printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York and published by Andy Warhol, New York.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Andy Warhol Dollar Sign $, 1982 (Dollar) is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés  and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the final sale of the work).

1. Feldman, Frayda and Jörg Schellmann. Andy Warhol Prints, A Catalogue Raisonné, 1989. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. IIA.281.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work

About the Framing:

Andy Warhol unique screenprint $ (4), 1982 (Dollar) is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complimentary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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