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Andy Warhol

1.57 Giant Size (F & S II.2), 1963

Screenprint on coated record cover stock together with original record and sleeve
12 1/4 × 12 1/4 in
31.1 × 31.1 cm
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Alden Projects

Warhol's only print listed in the catalogue raisonné that was actually printed by Warhol …

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Warhol's only print listed in the catalogue raisonné that was actually printed by Warhol himself (who screen printed this work).

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All examples were unsigned and unnumbered as originally issued, and this is one of the small number of these. 75 examples in different … Read more
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Few examples were actually sold at the 1963 exhibition, according to Julie Martin who explains further that it was only in 1971 that Heiner … Read more
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Billy Klüver
Andy Warhol
American, 1928–1987
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Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical (re)production, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. As famous for his quips as for his art—he variously mused that “art is what you can get away with” and “everyone will be famous for 15 minutes”—Warhol drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter, creating works like his 32 Campbell's Soup Cans (1962), Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe, using the medium of silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. Known for his cultivation of celebrity, Factory studio (a radical social and creative melting pot), and avant-garde films like Chelsea Girls (1966), Warhol was also a mentor to artists like Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. His Pop sensibility is now standard practice, taken up by major contemporary artists Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons, among countless others.

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About the work
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AP
Alden Projects

Warhol's only print listed in the catalogue raisonné that was actually printed by Warhol …

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Warhol's only print listed in the catalogue raisonné that was actually printed by Warhol himself (who screen printed this work).

Medium
Print
Signature
All examples were unsigned and unnumbered as originally issued, and this is one of the small number of these. 75 examples in different … Read more
Series
Few examples were actually sold at the 1963 exhibition, according to Julie Martin who explains further that it was only in 1971 that Heiner … Read more
Publisher
Billy Klüver
Andy Warhol
American, 1928–1987
Follow

Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical (re)production, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. As famous for his quips as for his art—he variously mused that “art is what you can get away with” and “everyone will be famous for 15 minutes”—Warhol drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter, creating works like his 32 Campbell's Soup Cans (1962), Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe, using the medium of silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. Known for his cultivation of celebrity, Factory studio (a radical social and creative melting pot), and avant-garde films like Chelsea Girls (1966), Warhol was also a mentor to artists like Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. His Pop sensibility is now standard practice, taken up by major contemporary artists Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons, among countless others.

Andy Warhol

1.57 Giant Size (F & S II.2), 1963

Screenprint on coated record cover stock together with original record and sleeve
12 1/4 × 12 1/4 in
31.1 × 31.1 cm
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