Moonwalk

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  • Literature

    Frayda Feldman and Jörg Schellmann 404 and 405

  • Artist Bio

    Andy Warhol

    American • 1928 - 1987

    Andy Warhol was the leading exponent of the Pop Art movement in the U.S. in the 1960s. Following an early career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol achieved fame with his revolutionary series of silkscreened prints and paintings of familiar objects, such as Campbell's soup tins, and celebrities, such as Marilyn Monroe. Obsessed with popular culture, celebrity and advertising, Warhol created his slick, seemingly mass-produced images of everyday subject matter from his famed Factory studio in New York City. His use of mechanical methods of reproduction, notably the commercial technique of silk screening, wholly revolutionized art-making.

    Working as an artist, but also director and producer, Warhol produced a number of avant-garde films in addition to managing the experimental rock band The Velvet Underground and founding Interview magazine. A central figure in the New York art scene until his untimely death in 1987, Warhol was notably also a mentor to such artists as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

     

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Moonwalk

1987
The complete set of two screenprints in colors, on Lenox Museum Board, the full sheets.
both S. 38 x 38 in (96.5 x 96.5 cm)
Both stamp signed and numbered 19/160 in pencil (there were also 31 artist's proofs), with the stamped Certificate of Authenticity, numbered and signed in pencil by Frederick Hughes (executor of the Estate), Rupert Jasen Smith (printer) and Ronald Feldman (publisher) on the reverse, published by Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc., New York, framed.

Estimate
$200,000 - 300,000 

sold for $300,000

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New York Auction 17 October 2017