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Larry Rivers

Camel, 1980

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Details

Lot 21
Lithograph in colors
14.8 x 13.0 in (37.5 x 33.0 cm)
Edition of 75
Signed, dated, and numbered on recto

Location

This work ships from the United States.


Description

"Red Line Camel" exemplifies the Pop art aesthetic of Larry Rivers, who draws upon the Camel cigarettes logo in much of his work. Controversial for targeting the youth population, this image has become an iconic emblem of American popular culture.


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About Larry Rivers

Larry Rivers (American, 1923–2002) was an artist, musician, filmmaker, and actor. Initially influenced by George Braque and Cubism, his seminal work, ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ (1953), marked his transition from abstract expressionism into Pop art. His works can be found in the public collections of many major institutions, including the Guggenheim, the Tate, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.