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In the early 1970s, skate culture and street art became deeply intertwined, and a new medium for artists was born: the skate deck. In earlier days, when skateboarding was a still a subculture on the fringe, simply being a skater was enough to set oneself apart from the crowd. However, the growing popularity of the …

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Lot 180

Rare, out of print Andy Warhol Electric Chair Skate Deck: New/sealed in its original packaging.

This work originated circa 2010 as a result of the collaboration between Alien Workshop and the Andy Warhol Foundation. A brilliant piece of pop art that makes for unique wall-art that hangs with ease.

Medium: Silkscreen on …

Medium
Condition
New
Signature
Warhol estate licensed plate signature/logo
Frame
Not included
Series
Andy Warhol x Alien Workshop c.2010
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC

Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical reproduction, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the 20th century’s most iconic images. He drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter in his most famous works: his 32 Campbell's soup cans, Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, for example. Rejecting the dominant painting and sculpting modes of his day, Warhol embraced silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. The artist mentored Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat and continues to influence contemporary art around the world: His provocative successors include Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons. Warhol has been the subject of exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, and Centre Pompidou, among other institutions. His works have sold for upwards of $100 million at auction.

High auction record
US$105.4m, Sotheby's, 2013
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Whitney Museum of American Art, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art
Selected exhibitions
2019
Andy Warhol: By Hand, Drawings 1950s-1980sNew York Academy of Art
"Andy Warhol: Revelation"Andy Warhol Museum
2018
Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back AgainWhitney Museum of American Art
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Andy Warhol Electric Chair Skateboard Deck (New), 2010

Silkscreen on maple wood
31 × 8 in
78.7 × 20.3 cm
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US$375
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In the early 1970s, skate culture and street art became deeply intertwined, and a new medium for …

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Lot 180

Rare, out of print Andy Warhol Electric Chair Skate Deck: New/sealed in its original packaging.

Medium
Condition
New
Signature
Warhol estate licensed plate signature/logo
Frame
Not included
Series
Andy Warhol x Alien Workshop c.2010
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC

Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical reproduction, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the 20th century’s most iconic images. He drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter in his most famous works: his 32 Campbell's soup cans, Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, for example. Rejecting the dominant painting and sculpting modes of his day, Warhol embraced silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. The artist mentored Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat and continues to influence contemporary art around the world: His provocative successors include Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons. Warhol has been the subject of exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, and Centre Pompidou, among other institutions. His works have sold for upwards of $100 million at auction.

High auction record
US$105.4m, Sotheby's, 2013
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) , Whitney Museum of American Art, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art
Selected exhibitions (3)
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