Andy Warhol - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Saturday, November 22, 2008 | Phillips

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  • 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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Screenprint in colors, on Lenox Museum Board, with full margins,
I. 39 1/2 x 31 1/2 in. (100.3 x 80 cm)
S. 40 x 32 in. (101.6 x 81.3 cm)

with the Andy Warhol © 1982 and the `Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board Inc. Outside the Published Edition’ inkstamps on the reverse (the edition was 100 plus 25 artist's proofs), published by Friends of Tom Hayden, Santa Monica (to raise funds for the Tom Hayden campaign for California state assemblyman), occasional scuffing, a crescent shaped crease at the lower left and creasing in the upper left and lower corners (all with associated ink loss), occasional nicks and splitting in places along the sheet edges (a few affecting the image with associated ink loss), otherwise in good condition, unframed.

$12,000 - 18,000 

Modern and Contemporary Editions

23 Nov 2008, 2pm
New York