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Andy Warhol

$, 1983

Marker on porcelain dish of "el toula"
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IP
Il Ponte

diam. 17 cm

Dish created for the dinner at "El Toula restaurant" for the inauguration of …

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diam. 17 cm

Dish created for the dinner at "El Toula restaurant" for the inauguration of the exhibition "Warhol and Italian fashion" held at the Gallery Rizzardi, Milan, October 7, 1983

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Signed and dated 83 on the reverse
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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Il Ponte

diam. 17 cm

Dish created for the dinner at "El Toula restaurant" for the inauguration of …

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diam. 17 cm

Dish created for the dinner at "El Toula restaurant" for the inauguration of the exhibition "Warhol and Italian fashion" held at the Gallery Rizzardi, Milan, October 7, 1983

Medium
Other
Signature
Signed and dated 83 on the reverse
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

$, 1983

Marker on porcelain dish of "el toula"
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