Created by Russell Young in 2000 in New York on an old press that used to be Andy Warhol's this bold colored screen print from the "Pig Portrait" series was used as part of a wheat pasting campaign in NYC in 2001.
The mug shot of Sid Vicious of Sex Pistols fame was arrested in New York at the Chelsea Hotel October 1978 for the murder of girlfriend Nancy Spungen.
Russell Young's "Pig Portraits" was a series of police mugshots of musicians, actors and political figures and he blew them up as bold, colorful, silkscreen, portraits including Sid Vicious, Elvis Presley, Jane Fonda, Malcolm X, Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra, and David Bowie.
Screen print on paper
36 x 24 inches
Open edition (not numbered), signed