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  • Condition Report

  • Description

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  • Provenance

    The Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts, Inc.

  • Exhibited

    Andy Warhol: Pop Politics, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, September 27, 2008 – January 4, 2009

  • Literature

    Frayda Feldman and Jörg Schellmann 240

  • 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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77

Edward Kennedy (F. & S. 240)

1980
Unique screenprint in colors with diamond dust, on Lenox Museum Board, the full sheet.
S. 40 x 32 in. (101.6 x 81.3 cm)
Signed and numbered 'TP 8/15' in pencil (there were also 25 artist's proofs, the edition was 300), published by the Kennedy for President Committee, Washington, D.C. (with the Andy Warhol copyright inkstamp on the reverse), framed.

Estimate
$12,000 - 18,000 

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 20 - 22 April 2021