Oct 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020

Untitled

Peace Portfolio I

Untitled

1970

Color screenprint

Overall: 66.7 x 54 cm (26 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.)

Gift of Peter N. Leicht and Derrick B. Strobl 2020.409

State: only state

Edition: 99/175

Impression: 99

Location

Did you know?

The Vietnam War was one of many political causes that Allan D’Arcangelo felt strongly about, and he remained politically active throughout his entire career.

Description

Allan D’Arcangelo was known for his role in Pop art, a movement that took inspiration from American popular culture. The artist often featured highways and road signs in his paintings and prints, such as this untitled one. Combining simple geometric shapes with bold patterning drawn from road markers, the image was produced by D’Arcangelo for Peace Portfolio I, a collective project organized to raise funds for House of Representative candidates who opposed the Vietnam War.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Screenprint
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print

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