Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saul Steinberg: The Chrysler Building

The title of Saul Steinberg's 1965 composition "The Chrysler Building" doesn't begin to hint at the imaginative transformation that art deco landmark has undergone. Even more remarkable is the appearance of the Statue of Liberty, here draped in the French Tricolor and wearing an American Indian headdress. A rainbow and the pyramid from the back of the dollar bill balance out this image. The art has appeared in publications of the Galerie Maeght, Paris. It will be sold by sothebys.com on September 28 with an estimate of $20,000-$30,000. Bidding starts at $14,000, but the reserve is apparently higher.

Saul Steinberg
The Chrysler Building, 1965

Saul Steinberg
The Chrysler Building, 1965




Saul Steinberg
Sothebys.com Listing Retrieved September 20, 2018


Saul Steinberg
Sothebys.com Description Retrieved September 20, 2018





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