Dollar Sign (4) 281 by Andy Warhol
Title: Dollar Sign (4) 281
Medium: Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board.
Size: 40″ x 32″
Edition: Edition of 35. Signed and numbered in pencil. Each print is unique.
Andy Warhol created Dollar Sign (4) 281 for his Dollar Sign series in 1982. In his signature Pop Art style, Warhol enlarges an image of a dollar sign, repeats it multiple times, and uses bold and vibrant colors. This print is set on a black background making the bright colors pop. The Dollar Sign series is interesting because Warhol created the image of the dollar sign by hand instead of appropriating an existing image. Creating the image himself, Warhol is showing his love of money and how he was captivated by the different lifestyles of the have and have-nots. Collectors enjoy Dollar Sign (4) 281 by Andy Warhol because of the recognizable subject matter and how this series uses an image created by Warhol himself.