Andy Warhol - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Thursday, May 19, 2022 | Phillips

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  • "I was giving Victor a Money painting for his birthday and money in the kosher pickle jar that makes a burglar-alarm noise when you open it... Victor wasn’t too impressed with any of the presents."
    —Andy Warhol, diary entry, Sunday, April 1, 1979

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    • Provenance

      Victor Hugo, New York (gifted by the artist)
      Private Collection (acquired from the above)

    • 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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Heinz Kosher Dill Pickles Jar with Alarm

glass jar, pennies, alarm, tape and metal top
6 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (17.1 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)
Executed circa 1974, this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, Inc.

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Estimate
$6,000 - 8,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 19 May 2022