• Creator
  • Allan D'Arcangelo, born Buffalo, NY 1930-died New York City 1998
  • Created Date
  • 1969
  • Description
  • In June Moon 1963, four panels show an anonymous highway stretching out on a dark, shadowy landscape. In the first panel, what appears to be a glowing moon nudges above the horizon; it is soon revealed as a Gulf gasoline sign rising into the night sky. The ascending sign suggests the passage of time, as well as the movement of a car speeding down the road. The newly built American highway system promised to transport travelers to exciting new ... more
    In June Moon 1963, four panels show an anonymous highway stretching out on a dark, shadowy landscape. In the first panel, what appears to be a glowing moon nudges above the horizon; it is soon revealed as a Gulf gasoline sign rising into the night sky. The ascending sign suggests the passage of time, as well as the movement of a car speeding down the road. The newly built American highway system promised to transport travelers to exciting new destinations. But for Allan D’Arcangelo, the real beauty was in the lines and colors of the journey itself. Pop Art Prints, 2014. less
  • Format
  • Color screenprint on paper
  • Rights
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase