RAH CRAWFORD
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Artworks (2004-2016)

Select works representing the Welcome to Earth period.

Modern Mona (2005 oil on board)

Modern Mona (2005 oil on board)

Auctioned for the Smithsonian Museum (Young Benefactors)

Eternal Kiss (2010 oil on panel)

Eternal Kiss (2010 oil on panel)

Personal study of master techniques by Titian, Rembrandt and Rubens allowed the artist to develop his fine skills beyond pop art aesthetics

Bearded Che (2004 acrylic on canvas)

Bearded Che (2004 acrylic on canvas)

After a successful exhibition in Amsterdam, a forgery of this painting surfaced online — The hand painted imposter lacked the patience of clean line work in the face area and was easily identified

Procession (2012 oil on canvas)

Procession (2012 oil on canvas)

The church towers were a daily sight from the artist's Brooklyn studio and inspired several sketches as well as this large painting

Soupless (2015 vector illustration)

Soupless (2015 vector illustration)

The artist began to use vector illustration and technology as tools for questioning the cultural value of pop art

Modern Mona (2005 acrylic on canvas)

Modern Mona (2005 acrylic on canvas)

One of the artist's first large scale paintings — This 5ft tall canvas depicts the strength and power of the female image still prevalent in his work today 

Jigga (2003 ink, brush, digital print)

Jigga (2003 ink, brush, digital print)

This portrait prompted a young gallerist to offer the artist his debut gallery exhibition in Philadelphia.

Vertical Approach (2012 oil on canvas)

Vertical Approach (2012 oil on canvas)

The artist and his wife served as models for this 4ft x 3ft painting of the courageously flawed hero

Neomerica (2008 acrylic on canvas)

Neomerica (2008 acrylic on canvas)

This painting debuted in Miami during Art Basel, depicting a theatrical Hamilton-like commentary on the origins of America

Villains are Born (2008 mix media on canvas)

Villains are Born (2008 mix media on canvas)

A painting from the Hip Pop collection which debuted in Amsterdam — the artist loosened his constraints and explored expressionism

Artist's Skull (2015 ink, brush and digital color)

Artist's Skull (2015 ink, brush and digital color)

This image represents a period of reflection for the artist — a statement regarding an artist's posthumous value

Woman in the Garden (2006 acrylic on canvas)

Woman in the Garden (2006 acrylic on canvas)

Originally created for an exhibition called "Holy Shit!" This painting and 10 other works were created to appear in a gallery-scene for the feature film Sexual Healing — a biopic about the soul singer Marvin Gaye's life