Fully insured to your door. "It's the flaws that make things perfect". One of the earliest Mars artworks available, this "Happy Gal" image has found its way into many Mars artworks for 3 decades. This piece is from the personal collection of PeterMars. In true Outsider fashion, Mars oftentimes works on raw wood and allows the realness of the substrate with its holes and "flaws".
As he says "It's the flaws that make things perfect". These vintage artworks are real Gems!
I owned a 1985 Mars Marilyn Monroe with a bubblegum pink face, on wood with his white X marks on the raw wood frame... I sure wish I still had that masterpiece! I Love Enamel'' inches, hand pulled silk screen on Wood, framed in wood. 1959 is a renowned American artist with ties to both the Pop Art and Outsider Art movements.
Mars is represented in NYC, Chicago, Houston, Paris, Toronto, London, and Los Angeles. He has been at the forefront of the American Pop Art movement since the early 1980s. In 1988, he founded Mars Gallery, a wildly popular Chicago night spot and the iconic hub of its lively art scene. Peter Mars is exhibited with Keith Haring, Banksy, Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and others. His works appear in the collections of: Muhammad Ali, Betsey Johnson, Nate Berkus, Michael Jordan, Sandra Bernhard, Carroll Shelby Racing, Circuit City, Sheryl Crow, Deloitte and Touche, Draft Worldwide, Girl Rock Productions, Halo Industries, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Jesse Jackson, Philips Lighting, Legacy Marketing Partners, Barack and Michelle Obama, Ox-Bow School of Art, Penguin Books, Priscilla Presley, Sun Studio, Strictly Hype Records, The Redwalls, Tow Records, Upshot Inc.Wexford Bank Group, 426 Inc. Carmelo Anthony, many others, and your name here. Mars artworks often incorporate the use of silkscreen aka serigraphy (from the French words for "silk writing") where ink is pulled across a piece of silk fabric onto various mediums including wood, cardboard, and paper. His works form a running commentary on global popular culture. This is a Mars studio artifact: Generally these are unusual works on paper or cardboard found hidden away in the studio. Experimental works, extras, odds and ends, may be scuffed, bent, nicked or torn. Fabulous treasures found tucked away in the back of racks, drawers and flat files, or wrapped up in dusty bubble wrap. Wonderful opportunities for you to find hidden gems. We can't guess the amount because it varies depending on courier fluctuating prices. We use the highest quality crush-poof tubes that are 6'' diameter, and art boxes with plenty of padding and/or thin maple wood sheets.
Our shipper has decades of experience packing art & we have not had a damaged order to date. If you only have a PO. It's at the Buyers own risk. Reimbursements occur after art is paid in full & delivered.
We will always try our best! This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "santa_fe_fine_art" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States.