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    Andy Warhol, 'Mick Jagger', Lot 61

    Editions & Works On Paper, 25 October

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    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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Mick Jagger

1975
Screenprint in colors, on Arches Aquarelle paper, the full sheet.
S. 43 3/4 x 28 7/8 in. (111.1 x 73.3 cm)
Signed in black marker and numbered 208/250 in pencil, additionally signed by Mick Jagger in black marker (there were also 50 artist's proofs), published by Seabird Editions, London, with their inkstamp on the reverse, framed.

Estimate
$30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for $68,750

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New York Auction 25 October 2019