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Dollar Spangled Banner
Serigraph collaged with sheet of uncut dollar bills
12 1/4 x16x1 1/8 inches
Edition is over half sold

Originally when I conceived the idea of combining currency with the U.S. flag, I wanted to use real money but I could not figure out a way to do so that would not deface the currency. This is why I am so pleased with the Dollar Spangled Banner. It encompasses all of the elements I want without altering them. I am able to use the actual size of the flag and real dollars in their uncut form without defacing the currency. The printer of the edition is Alexander Heinrici, who is one of the best fine art printers in the United States. Heinrici's career spans decades, and he has made prints for such artists as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, and Julian Schnabel just to name a few. The Dollar Spangled Banner is a limited edition of 250 pieces and 25 artist‚s proofs. The serigraph of the flag printed on plexi-glass was published in May 2001. All pieces come framed and measure 1 1/8 by 12 1/4 by 16 inches.

Copyright 2001 Steven D. Gagnon

Paper Type: Cyro Acrylite acrylic, U.S. uncut, uncirculated one-dollar bills
Print Dimensions: 7 3/4 inches x 12 1/4 inches (19.9 cm x 31.3 cm)
Edition: 250 Arabic numbers, 25 artist proofs, 3 test proofs,1 printer proof, 1 B.A.T.
Run: 1). Transparent Red 2). Transparent Blue
Publisher: Steven D. Gagnon
Printer: Fine Art Printing Limited, 47-33 5th Street, 2nd Floor, Long Island City, New York, New York, 11101
Collaborators: Alexander Heinrici and Ted Eberle
Comments: Printed with gloss vinyl inks. Signature and year engraved on front of 2nd piece of plexi-glass on lower right side. Numbered engraved on front of 2nd piece of plexi-glass on lower left side.
Dollar Spangled Banner