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Andy Warhol, ‘Details of Renaissance Paintings (Paolo Uccello, St. George and the Dragon)’, 1984, Sotheby's
Andy Warhol, ‘Details of Renaissance Paintings (Paolo Uccello, St. George and the Dragon)’, 1984, Sotheby's
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Andy Warhol

Details of Renaissance Paintings (Paolo Uccello, St. George and the Dragon), 1984

Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
48 × 72 in
121.9 × 182.9 cm
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This work is stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol twice and by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the …

This work is stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol twice and by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., twice and numbered VF **PA36.006 twice on the overlap.

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“Warhol’s translation of the princess and the dragon’s spikey, spotted wings and corkscrew tail suggests a segment of a comic …

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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.

Andy Warhol, ‘Details of Renaissance Paintings (Paolo Uccello, St. George and the Dragon)’, 1984, Sotheby's
Andy Warhol, ‘Details of Renaissance Paintings (Paolo Uccello, St. George and the Dragon)’, 1984, Sotheby's
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About the work
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This work is stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol twice and by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the …

This work is stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol twice and by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., twice and numbered VF **PA36.006 twice on the overlap.

From the Catalogue
“Warhol’s translation of the princess and the dragon’s spikey, spotted wings and corkscrew tail suggests a segment of a comic …

Medium
Painting
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.

Andy Warhol

Details of Renaissance Paintings (Paolo Uccello, St. George and the Dragon), 1984

Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
48 × 72 in
121.9 × 182.9 cm
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