Andy Warhol - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York
    Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
    Private Collection, London
    Collection of Donald Rosenfeld, New York (acquired in 2006)
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2009

  • Exhibited

    New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Andy Warhol, Still Life Drawings, 1954-1985, November 20, 2002 - January 11, 2003
    Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie; London, Tate Modern; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Andy Warhol Retrospective, October 2, 2001 - August 18, 2002, no. 30, p. 306 (illustrated, p. 83)

  • 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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Elixir de Markoff Royal Jelly

stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc., New York, initialed "VF" and numbered "325.010" on the reverse
ink on Strathmore paper
14 3/8 x 11 1/8 in. (36.5 x 28.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1960.

$18,000 - 25,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 15 May | On View at 432 and 450 Park Avenue