Dancing Men, 1993 - Leon Golub

About the Work

About Dancing Men

Often compared to Matisse's iconic painting The Dance, Leon Golub makes this work his own by incorporating his signature Classical Greek figures and contrasting them against a stark background void of color. Though the three men depicted are arranged ...

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Often compared to Matisse's iconic painting The Dance, Leon Golub makes this work his own by incorporating his signature Classical Greek figures and contrasting them against a stark background void of color. Though the three men depicted are arranged in a circle, implying unity, their poses suggest they merely co-exist in a common space.

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About the Artist

About Leon Golub

Leon Golub's work boldly confronts the misuse of power and state-sponsored oppression and violence through vibrant and emotive paintings. Coming from an era of ...Read More
Leon Golub's work boldly confronts the misuse of power and state-sponsored oppression and violence through vibrant and emotive paintings. Coming from an era of anti-Vietnam War protests, Golub's work is socially and politically engaged. His former series have names like Vietnam, Mercenaries, Interrogation, Riots, and Try Burning This One. Formally, his work draws from classical Greek figures and methods, with an emphasis on the strength and resilience of the human body.Read Less

Dancing Men, 1993

Leon Golub

Print
Size Price
24.75" x 22.00" $1,500
Edition of 100

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Description

Color lithograph.

Authentication

Titled, numbered, and signed by the artist on recto.

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