Mother and Child by Andy Warhol Art Prints Melbourne Australia. Warhol interspersed recognisable portraits of well-known American heroes–John Wayne, Annie Oakley, Teddy Roosevelt, and General George Custer–with less familiar Native American images and motifs in his ironic commentary on Americans’ collective mythologizing of the historic West. Rather than portraying Native Americans within their historical landscape, or Cowboys in their veritable forms, Warhol chose to portray a popular, romanticised version of the American West.
The Wild West that he chose to represent is familiar to everyone and can be seen in the popular novels, films, TV series of the time. Warhol’s Cowboys and Indians Suite is an ahistorical representation that mirrors a popular interpretation of the American West. Andy Warhol created the Cowboys and Indians series during the mid-1980s, arguably his most prolific period
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