Andy Warhol - Contemporary Art Part II New York Thursday, May 17, 2007 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Petersburg Press Ltd., London; Galerie 1900-2000, M. Marcel Fleiss,
    Paris; Galerie Gilles Ringuet, Belfort; JGM Galerie, Paris

  • Exhibited

    Belfort, Galerie Gilles Ringuet, Warhol & Co., June 20 - July 20, 1992

  • Literature

    G. Frei, N. Prinz & S. King - Nero, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue
    Raisonné: Paintings and Sculptures 1964-1969 WARHOL 02B, New York 2004, p. 297

  • 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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Donald Judd (Portrait Blue)

Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas.
4 x 3 in. (10.2 x 7.6 cm).
Signed and dated "Andy Warhol 1967" on the reverse.

$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $204,000

Contemporary Art Part II

18 May 2007
10am & 2pm New York