Art of the Day – 6/26/13 (Drag – Johnson and Mao, Jim Dine)
Daily Artwork — “Drag – Johnson and Mao, Jim Dine, 1967”
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1967 — Drag – Johnson and Mao. Paper etching. Pop Art style. Jim Dine (1935 – ). Tate Gallery, London, UK.
This double image of the American president LB Johnson and the Chinese leader Chairman Mao humorously subverts the official portrait. (Wikipaintings)
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