Artist: Steve Kaufman
Title: Virgin Mary Praying Over the Christian Farmer
Year created: 2007
Medium: Screen Print on Canvas with Hand Embellishments
Height (inches): 15
Width (inches): 15
Depth (inches): 2
Signed by the artist
Signed Area: back
This piece is unframed.
Description of piece:
Virgin Mary Praying Over the Christian Farmer, Screen Print on Canvas size 15" x 15" with Hand Embellishment signed by Steve Kaufman, Pop Art Icon and protégé of Andy Warhol. Includes Certificate of Authenticity. Edition 8/50 Like all prayers to Saints, our prayers to Virgin Mary rely on the Saints’ special power to intercede for us before Christ and the Father. But since Mary has a unique role in salvation, and a unique relationship to the Trinity, our prayers to the Blessed Virgin also rely on her special power of intercession.
Steve Alan Kaufman (December 29, 1960 - February 12, 2010) was a true great American pop artist and former assistant to Andy Warhol, who gave Steve Kaufman the nickname "SAK" using the initials of Steve's name. Steve Kaufman in his day-to-day life embodied and delivered the true American pop art experience. He painted iconic people, historical figures, and products significant in our daily lives. He was an artistic journalist who commented on both history and current events with his art. Steve Kaufman advanced the use of the silkscreen process, and was most widely recognized for his use of vivid colors and hand embellishment. Steve was very prolific -- he would paint on just about anything!
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