Andy Warhol - Contemporary Art Part II New York Friday, May 15, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galerie Börjeson, Malmö; Barrington Gallery of London Ltd., London

  • Literature

    F. Feldman & J. Schellmann, Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne 1962 - 1987, New York, 2003, p. 135, II.313 (illustrated)

  • Artist Biography

    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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Ingrid Bergman (Herself)

Screenprint inks on Lenox Museum board. 
38 x 38 in. (96.5 x 96.5 cm).
Signed "Andy Warhol" and numbered of 20 artist's proofs lower right.  Stamped with "© Andy Warhol 1983" on the reverse.  This work is an artist's proof from an edition of 250 plus 20 artist's proofs, five printer's proofs, 30 hors commerce proofs, and 30 trial proofs. 

$18,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $22,500

Contemporary Art Part II

15 May 2009, 10am
New York