Lot 37: Robert Indiana - Black Diamond American Dream #2 - 1997
14 November 2016
Brooklyn , NY, USALive Auction
Description: "Black Diamond American Dream #2" by Robert Indiana, 1997 Unsigned Serigraph. Paper size is 22 x 17 inches, with an image size of 14 x 14 inches. The Serigraph is from an unknown edition size. and is not framed. The condition was rated A: Mint. Additional details: Limited Edition Serigraph published by Marco Fine Arts Contemporary Atelier and released as part of the large portfolio and book entitled "The American Dream". This piece served as a critique of the classic ideal of the American Dream for Indiana. Coming out of the 1950s, there was a certain idea perpetuated in pop culture and politics about what Americans should want or strive for, whether it was actually true or not. This piece criticized the consumerism and refusal to actively engage in the world in a meaningful way that Indiana saw as the American Experience. As Indiana grew older, his Dream series would become less ironic and more celebratory.
Condition Report: A: Mint
Artist or Maker: Indiana, Robert