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  • 'I should have just done the Campbell’s Soups and kept on doing them… because everybody only does one painting anyway.' —Andy Warhol

     

    Andy Warhol tracing a Campbell’s Soup silkscreen, The Factory, New York City, circa 1965 © Estate of Nat Finkelstein © 2022 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by DACS, London
    Andy Warhol tracing a Campbell’s Soup silkscreen, The Factory, New York City, circa 1965 © Estate of Nat Finkelstein © 2022 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by DACS, London
    • Provenance

      Pop & Contemporary Fine Art, Singapore
      Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2017

    • Literature

      Frayda Feldman and Jörg Schellmann 44

    • 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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Property of an Important Los Angeles Collector

41

Black Bean, from Campbell's Soup I (F. & S. 44)

1968
Screenprint in colours, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. 80.6 x 47.6 cm (31 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)
S. 88.9 x 58.4 cm (35 x 23 in.)

Signed in black ball-point pen and stamp-numbered 43/250 on the reverse (there were also 26 artist's proofs lettered A-Z), published by Factory Additions, New York, framed.

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Estimate
£20,000 - 30,000 

Sold for £52,920

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 14-15 June 2022