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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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Jacqueline Kennedy III (Jackie III), from 11 Pop Artists volume III

1966
Screenprint in colors, on wove paper, the full sheet,
S. 40 x 29 7/8 in. (101.6 x 75.9 cm)
stamp signed and annotated `AP' and `XXXV' in pencil on the reverse (one of 50 in Roman numerals, the edition was 200 in Arabic numerals), published by Original Editions, New York, the blue attenuated to silver, a horizontal crease at lower left corner, a few faint greeen scuffs at lower left corner, creasing at the corners and in places along the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition, framed.

Estimate
$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $18,750

Modern & Contemporary Editions

21 Nov 2010
New York