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  • Description

    Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.

  • Provenance

    Collection of Carl Vogel, Hamburg
    Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, 1 June 2010, lot 1194
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • 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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signed and dated 'Andy Warhol 1964' lower right
offset lithograph in colours on paper
image 55.8 x 55.8 cm (21 7/8 x 21 7/8 in.)
sheet 58.4 x 58.4 cm (22 7/8 x 22 7/8 in.)

Executed in 1964, this work is from an edition of 300.

Estimate
£12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for £30,240

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Wired: Online Auction

Online Auction 28 October - 5 November 2020