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Warhol-Style Darth Vader Prints

By: on August 06, 2012
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How did Andy Warhol miss Darth Vader? A most obvious icon of American popular culture, a bastion not only of the Star Wars series, but the entire paradigm of good vs. evil? Society's reception of the Galactic Republic left it primed with a capital "Do it!" for Warhol's silkscreen multiple treatment. But he didn't bite. Instead, he died in 1987. Before the prequels even came out. Twenty-five years later, in an obvious nod to, though by no means carbon copy of, Warhol's signature style, artist Paul McCue is here to give Vader the Campbell's soup can treatment, and do him some pop art era justice.

The canvas giclee print shows off four, steampunk-ish Darth Vader helmets, one each in bright blue, green, yellow, and red. The listing is for a 16" x 16" print, stretched and ready to hang, though McCue can produce a replica sized to order upon request. He also has Clonetrooper, Stormtrooper, and Boba Fett helmet prints in his Star Wars series.

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Discontinued

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Imagine a club in Vegas. A go-go dancer. Strobe lights. It's a spectacle of stop motion animation, the fluidity of movement altered by the way the flashes of light play with your eyes. Now scale that scene way down and...

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Darth Vader Engagement Ring

$390 - $2,995 from Sapphire Studios »

Marry me and come to the Dark Side! Come on, ladies, even in you're not into Darth Vader or Star Wars, you gotta indulge any man who presents you with a Vader helmet engagement ring. If for no other reason than the license...

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Stirring scenes from American history, meet stirring scenes from American sci-fi. This set of 4 Star Wars prints from Thirteenth Floor pits some of the Empire's worst villains against some of our own greatest war heroes....

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Self-Regenerative Wax Lamp

Everyone wants to be a hard ass. The Terminator. The Regulator. The Undertaker. Chuck Norris. Where's The Do-Gooder? The Helper? The Revitalizer? Relegated to the arenas of kindergarten classrooms and home decor, that's...

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