Marlon Brando (1966) by Andy Warhol

Marlon Brando - Andy Warhol - 1966

Artwork Information

TitleMarlon Brando
ArtistAndy Warhol
MediumSilkscreen ink on raw Canvas
Dimensions40 7/8 x 46 in
Art MovementPop Art
Current LocationPrivate Collection

About Marlon Brando

The artwork titled “Marlon Brando” is a notable creation by artist Andy Warhol from the year 1966. It is executed using silkscreen ink on raw canvas, an approach that is characteristic of Warhol’s preferred techniques. This piece is part of the Pop Art movement, which emerged in the mid-20th century and sought to challenge traditional fine art by incorporating imagery from popular and commercial culture. The portrait measures 40 7/8 x 46 inches and is currently held in a private collection.

The artwork depicts a figure on a motorcycle, rendered with the bold and accessible aesthetics of Pop Art. The composition features a strong contrast between light and dark, which enhances the visual impact of the subject and exemplifies Warhol’s iconic style. The portrait, although nonspecific about its narrative, captures a moment of cool poise and exudes a rebellious aura that resonates with the cultural context of the 1960s.

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