Andy Warhol "Superman" Silkscreen in colours, the work is very special, it has relief with diamond dust, printer's proof, on Lenox museum board, 1981, Rupert Jasen Smith, New York, New York printer's proof. Size: 96,5 x 96,5 cm. Silkscreen with glitter, reverse stamped "Copyright Andy Warhol 1981,t D.C. Comics Inc. 1981, 38" x 38", embossed monogram L/R, unmatted, unframed.Edition: 200 + 30 AP (this silkscreen is NOT from the numbered edition, signed and numbered silkscreen cost $200.000 on previous auctions worldwide... Andy Warhol's Myths series combines various figures of pop culture that have become icons of American cultural history due to their medial staging. Alongside Superman, the series of works that originated from the 1970s onwards as commission work for Ronald Feldman comprises nine further motifs. Warhol created his very own American myth with this selection, which interconnects Superman, Dracula, Howdy Doody, Mammy, Mickey Mouse, Santa Claus, Uncle Sam, the witch from the Wizard of Oz, Greta Garbo and Andy Warhol as the character The Shadow.
Reference: F. & S. IIB.260