MEN ARE NOT FOR BURNING, 1961—62 - Leon Golub

About the Work

About MEN ARE NOT FOR BURNING

The vivid, red disintegrating figure in Leon Golub's silkscreen print, MEN ARE NOT FOR BURNING, is a raw and resonant representation of human suffering throughout the Vietnam War. Use of weapons involving napalm and mass explosives make the disfigured ...

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The vivid, red disintegrating figure in Leon Golub's silkscreen print, MEN ARE NOT FOR BURNING, is a raw and resonant representation of human suffering throughout the Vietnam War. Use of weapons involving napalm and mass explosives make the disfigured human body in this composition a sober reality. "Men are not for burning," Golub states simply at the bottom of the print in protest of the dehumanization and objectification of mankind at war.

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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

MEN ARE NOT FOR BURNING, 1961—62

Leon Golub

Print
Size Price
34.50" x 46.00" $6,000
Edition of 60

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Description

Silkscreen.

Authentication

Signed and numbered by the artist.

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