Rebel Without a Cause, 1985
Part of Warhol’s “Advertisements” series, this James Dean is a 36”x36” screen print that was signed by the artist in pencil and stamped with edition #86/190 on the reverse. Sourced from the collection of legendary Warhol superstar, Jane Holzer.
Rebel Without a Cause comes from the personal collection of esteemed Warhol aficionado and superstar, "Baby" Jane Holzer. This piece has been meticulously appraised by a distinguished member of the International Society of Appraisers, a global authority in the realm of fine art appraisal.
Rebel Without a Cause indexed price history (2014—2022)
Andy Warhol's 1985 artwork, Rebel Without a Cause (James Dean), emerges from his Ads series, a one of a kind collection crafted just two years prior to his passing.
The series comprises ten captivating screen prints, each masterfully repurposing imagery from well-known commercial advertisements— a hallmark of Warhol's distinctive style.
Alongside Rebel Without a Cause, the portfolio showcases iconic brands like Apple, Paramount, and Chanel.
Drawing inspiration from the film's Japanese movie poster, the artwork features the legendary Hollywood star on the right, strikingly rendered in black and green.
The rich, bold crimson backdrop, adorned with subtle hints of the print's source material, contrasts with the dark tones.
On the left, the film's title appears in a harmonious dance of dark and light blue shades. Produced as a screen print on Lenox Museum Board, this piece is hand-signed by Warhol himself.
Limited to 190 prints, with a select few artist, trial, printer, and exhibition proofs, this particular work is numbered 86/190.
Rebel Without a Cause (James Dean) forms a part of Freeport's inaugural collection, which celebrates pop culture icons immortalized by Warhol, including Marilyn, Jagger, and Double Mickey Mouse. Together, these works weave a tale of the influential pop culture symbols that defined Warhol's era.