Andy Warhol, ‘Andy Warhol Myths (portfolio of ten announcement cards)’, 1981, Lot 180
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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Myths (portfolio of ten announcement cards), 1981

Offset lithograph
7 × 7 in
17.8 × 17.8 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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At eight years old, Andy Warhol found a new idol: Superman. Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, …

Lot 180

Andy Warhol "Myths" (after Andy Warhol)
Complete set of 10 offset color lithograph gallery …

Medium
Print
Condition
Very good.
Signature
Unsigned , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
Published to announce the release of the Warhol Myths
Publisher
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 1981
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC
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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At eight years old, Andy Warhol found a new idol: Superman. Diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, the young artist was bedridden for months after episodes of involuntary shaking led to bullying at school. At home, Warhol escaped into the world of comic books, especially the tale of Clark Kent. As an insecure young …

Lot 180

Andy Warhol "Myths" (after Andy Warhol)
Complete set of 10 offset color lithograph gallery announcement cards published in 1981 to announce the forthcoming portfolio of screenprints. Looks fantastic framed as a set. Includes original jacket and portfolio list.

10 offset lithographs on cream wove paper, 1981

Medium
Print
Condition
Very good.
Signature
Unsigned , not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
Published to announce the release of the Warhol Myths
Publisher
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 1981
Image rights
Listing images copyright Lot 180 LLC
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

Andy Warhol Myths (portfolio of ten announcement cards), 1981

Offset lithograph
7 × 7 in
17.8 × 17.8 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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