Andy Warhol - Contemporary Art Part II New York Thursday, November 13, 2008 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    The Estate of Andy Warhol, New York; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York

  • Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Andy Warhol  Public Faces, Private Lives  Collages: 1975-1986, October 12 - November 16, 2002; Singapore, Collectors Contemporary, 100 Warhols Plus Twenty Servings Of Soup On The Side, March 28 - June 2005

  • 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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Diana Vreeland Rampant (after Jacques-Louis David, "Napoleon at St. Bernard")

Screenprint and colored paper collage on paper. 
38 1/4 x 24 3/4 in. (97.2 x 62.9 cm).
Stamped with the Estate and Foundation seals and numbered "TOP 114.110" on the reverse. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.   

$50,000 - 70,000 

Sold for $52,500

Contemporary Art Part II

14 Nov 2008, 10am & 2pm
New York