Andy Warhol - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | Phillips
  • Literature

    Frayda Feldmann & Jörg Schellmann 377-386

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including: John Wayne; Annie Oakley; Kachina Dolls; Mother and Child; Geronimo; General Custer; Northwest Coast Mask; Plains Indian Shield; Indian Head Nickel; and Teddy Roosevelt

  • 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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Cowboys and Indians

The complete portfolio of 10 screenprints in colours, on Lenox Museum Board, the full sheets,
all S. 91.4 x 91.4 cm (35 7/8 x 35 7/8 in.)
all signed in black ink, John Wayne inscribed 'unique' in black ink (as issued), remaining sheets numbered 56/250 in pencil (there were also 50 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Gaultney, Klineman Art, Inc., New York (with their and the artist's copyright inkstamp on the reverse), all framed.

£120,000 - 180,000 

Sold for £206,500

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 21 January 2016 2pm & 6pm