1. Andy Warhol, Myths suite, 1981. 10 paintings, 60 x 60 inches each.

    From the original press release:

    The myths Warhol presents are well known. Their roots are in ancient beliefs, folklore, allegorical tales, and are based on traditional stories and media creations. They represent fantasies, dreams, hopes and fears.

    Included in the series are: Dracula, Howdy Doody, Mammy, Mickey Mouse, Santa Claus, Superman, The Shadow, The Star, The Witch and Uncle Sam. Most of Warhol’s myths are derived from photographs he has taken especially for this series.

    (Source: pbase.com)

     
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