Grevys Zebra (FS II.300)
Grevys Zebra (FS II.300)

ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)

Grevys Zebra (FS II.300)

1983 United States

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The Grevys Zebra 300 print is one in a series of 10 prints which make up his Endangered Species portfolio. The portfolio includes the African Elephant, the Pine Barrens Tree Frog, the Bald Eagle, the Giant Panda, the Siberian Tiger, the San Francisco Silverspot, the Orangutan, Grevy’s Zebra, the Black Rhinoceros and the Bighorn Ram.

In 1983 Warhol was commissioned by his friend and publisher Ron Feldman and his wife Freyda to create the series of 10 endangered species. Both Freyda and Ronald were celebrated political activists who were very active philanthropists. In 1983, they asked Warhol, who was a friend, to create a portfolio of ten endangered species to raise environmental consciousness. Warhol fondly referred to this series as his “animals in makeup,” given the bold pop colors he uses to portray the animals as large than life.The inspiration behind this series was to rise consciousness of environmental issues. Warhol fondly referred to this series as his “animals in makeup,” given the bold pop colors he uses to portray the animals as large than life, exemplified in the Grevys Zebra (FS II300) print.
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Dimensions
Height 38.00 inch (96.52 cm)
Width 38.00 inch (96.52 cm)
Medium
Screen Print
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