Moon Walk by Andy Warhol
Moon Walk by Andy Warhol
Warhol’s Moonwalk explores the overlapping boundaries of time. Warhol’s Moonwalk depicts Neil Armstrong’s photograph of Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. walking on the moon for the first time in 1969 during the Apollo 11 mission. Warhol created the Moonwalk Portfolio to commemorate this momentous achievement of the first man on the moon. He captures the magic, drama, and fantasy of the moon walk. No other artist can transform man’s first steps on the moon, and turn it into a screenshot from a movie. The Moonwalk images by Andy Warhol were created in 1987 only months before his death.
In this Series, the translucent colors capture your gaze in classic Warhol fashion. He chooses to color the American flag of similar coloring with blue, reds, and pinks. He uses this color scheme to embellish the primarily dimmer and darker colors of the background.
Like any other great artist Andy was looking to the future. By using this landmark moment in history as the focus of his art work, he preserves the emotion that everyone felt as one Neil took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”.
About Andy Warhol:
Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. Andy Warhol’s works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. Andy Warhol’s Marilyn and Andy Warhol’s Soup Cans are some of the most recognized and collectible of his artworks. From Andy Warhol Paintings to Andy Warhol Prints and unique pieces, the artist’s works are available for sale from Guy Hepner.
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