Andy Warhol - Under the Influence New York Monday, February 26, 2007 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York

  • Exhibited

    Milan, Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta, Andy Warhol, October 22, 1995 -
    February 11, 1996; Ludwigshafen, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Andy Warhol, September 15, 1996
    - January 12, 1997; Helsinki Kunsthalle, Andy Warhol, August 23 - November 16, 1997; The
    National Museum Warsaw, March 6 - May 3, 1998; The National Museum Krakow, May 19 -
    July 12, 1998, Rio de Janeiro, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Warhol, October 12 -
    December 12, 1999; Kochi, The Museum of Art, Andy Warhol, February 6 - March 26, 2000; Tokyo, The Bunkamura Museum of Art, April 1 - May 21, 2000; Umeda Osaka, Daimaru Museum, May 24 - June 11, 2000; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, June 17 - July 30, 2000; Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, August 5 - October 1, 2000; Nagoya City Art Museum, October 7 - December 17, 2000; Niigata City Art Museum, January 4 - February 12, 2001

  • Artist Biography

    Andy Warhol

    American • 1928 - 1987

    Known as the “King of Pop,” Andy Warhol was the leading face of the Pop Art movement in the United States 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 like Campbell's soup tins, and celebrities like 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 a mentor to such artists as Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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Untitled (Gold Baby Shoes)

c. 1956
Gold leaf, pen and ink on letterpress paper.
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm).

$30,000 - 40,000 

Sold for $36,000

Under the Influence

26 Feb 2007, 10am & 2pm
New York