PAINT IT BLACK – Featuring the Rolling Stones
US $356 – US $988
Paint It Black by Suchiu Art is an ultra-rare painting and limited edition print series featuring the Rolling Stones. For Paint It Black, you choose between owning a limited edition print without a frame or including a frame. Every limited edition print is produced on the highest-quality cotton rag stock paper, encased in a beautiful, archival, museum-quality frame. All Suchiu art is framed in-house under the scrutiny of the artist and master framer to achieve the highest caliber of quality presently available on the market.
Paint It Black featuring the Rolling Stones
“Paint it Black” featuring the Rolling Stones is the first painting of seven in Suchiu’s new mega-collectible series “The Seven Surreal Wonders of Suchiu”. This series will spawn a total of only 50 museum quality giclee reproductions of each of the seven exciting surreal artworks by Ronald Suchiu. Suchiu is quickly becoming known as one of the premier surreal artists of our time. A major portion of this first release sold in the first two days of its release at a very private unveiling with Suchiu’s personal clients and collectors.
This rare collectors series is so uncommonly small in the volume of copies released that it is being used as a marketing case study by an international art marketing and branding academy. Even “pre-release” contracts have been created and approved by the publisher to allow the more serious collectors the ability to book all seven pieces, with the same number, in advance of the paintings actually being created and released. The term “if you snooze you lose” is bang on with the sense of urgency that this series conjures up.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are limited edition prints?
Unlike an open edition print series that can be endlessly reproduced, in a limited edition print series, the artist restricts the total number of prints to be produced so it will maintain its collectability throughout the test of time, therefore increasing its monetary value. A limited edition print series is broken down again into three categories: press proofs, artist proofs and signed and numbered.
What types of limited edition prints are there?
When an artist does a limited edition print series of an original painting, the first few prints that come off the press are called press or printer proofs. The first few samples that are printed off are put to the side as press proofs, having been ‘proofed’ by the person running the press prior to the artist’s arrival. Usually, press proofs only make up about 1% of the entire print run.
During a print run, the artist and the person running the press will intermittently pull samples and set them aside for proofing. Traditionally, press proofs would be proofed by the press operator and artist proofs would be proofed by the artist. At Suchiu Art, artist proofs make up only about 10% of a given limited edition print series.
Signed & Numbered
The majority of a limited edition print run is designated to a series called signed and numbered. The signed and numbered limited edition print series contains the largest quantity of reproductions for that specific painting. Nonetheless, the total quantity of prints produced in a given signed and numbered limited edition print series will still be restricted in comparison to demand to maintain a sense of urgency for collectors and retain the print series overall value.
Do you offer shipping?
Yes! Whether you are ordering a limited edition print unframed or with a frame, we can ship your order to you anywhere across North America and beyond. Each order is handled with the utmost care and packaged with protection to ensure it is received by you in the same condition that it left our gallery.
Artist Proofs, Press Proofs, Signed & Numbered