“The Tribal Rites Of Saturday Night” (John Travolta)
About this piece: High grade brushed aluminium with a flawless high gloss finish, float mounted on bespoke matt black anodised aluminium – the same material as your i-phone which is resistant to scratches and fingerprints.
Get Ready to Disco through the Streets of Brooklyn with John Travolta !
Step into the vibrant gritty world of the classic film “Saturday Night Fever” in this portrait capturing John Travolta as the iconic Tony Manero. Transporting you back to the sizzling summer of 1977, this mixed media aluminium original artwork flawlessly encapsulates his hot-blooded spirit in the role as a charming and rebellious young Italian-American with an insatiable hunger for dance, women and adventure !
The backdrop is a map of Brooklyn’s captivating mean streets – the scene for Tony’s Saturday night escapades. Travolta is frozen in time in front of a mirror, getting ready on a Saturday night to conquer the dance-floor and engrossed in the act of blow-drying his quaffed hair with a vintage “General Electric” hairdryer. His gaze reflects the coolness and confidence that made Tony Manero a true legend.
For fans of the film and enthusiasts of 70s pop culture, this artwork is full of clever details and storytelling. From the “Coca Cola” inspired typography which represents “America” to the vintage 1970’s dance manual showing how to “Do the Hustle”, this piece embodies the very essence of “Saturday Night Fever”.
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