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1970s Dimitri Petrov Signed Watercolor Etching. Printed on thick matte paper. Artist signed and part of limited series 48/99. Titled, 'This is Not an Idea for a Machine that Martyrs Pale Dissidents'. Original 1976 vintage art etching featuring splatters of watercolor paint in blue, pink and yellow with a herd of abstract characters. Listed on other sites for over $900.


Size: 30”W x 22.5”H.


Condition: Excellent condition.


About the Artist - Dimitri Petrov

Dimitri Petrov (1919-1986) was a Dada and Surrealist painter, printmaker, and editor born in Philadelphia. Growing up in an anarchist colony in New Jersey, he later studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and printmaking with Stanley Hayter at Atelier 17 Workshop. Known for his association with the Woodstock Artists Association, Petrov was also the editor of the surrealist newspaper "Instead" and co-publisher of "Letter Edged in Black."


Petrov's career included exhibitions at prominent institutions such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Pennsylvania Academy, the Corcoran Gallery, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He studied under Stanley Hayter and participated in exhibitions at notable galleries like Hugo Gallery in New York City, Stravinsky Gallery, and Maeght Gallery. His works are held in various collections, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and many universities and museums across the United States.


His artistic journey, influenced by his unconventional upbringing and involvement in surrealist circles, left a lasting impact on the art scene of his time, with his paintings showcased in numerous prestigious institutions globally.

1970s Dimitri Petrov Signed Watercolor Etching

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