Andy Warhol - Contemporary Art Day Sale London Thursday, June 28, 2012 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Anthony d’Offay, London
    Private Collection, Paris

  • Exhibited

    Guggenheim Bilbao, Andy Warhol: a factory, 18 October 1999 - 16 January 2000

  • 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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Untitled (Foot)

ink on paper
42.5 x 35 cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/4 in).
Stamped with the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, Inc. and numbered A125.1110 on the reverse. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authentication, dated 7 November 2011, provided by the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, Inc.

£12,000 - 18,000 

Contemporary Art Day Sale

29 June 2012