The American flag is an iconic muse for most contemporary artists. Artists have used it to both honor their country and tear it down. Imbued with so much symbolic power, it's always a heavy statement when it appears inside a work of art. In honor of the Fourth, we've gathered some of the best American flag-inspired works of art from the likes of Andy Warhol, Tom Sachs, Keith Haring, and others. Check out 20 Ways Artists Have Interpreted the American Flag.

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