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Andy Warhol

Elvis I and II, 1978

Offset lithograph in colors on smooth wove paper
23 × 42 in
58.4 × 106.7 cm
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Published by The Art gallery of Ontario Printed by Holland and Neil Ltd., Toronto

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Published by The Art gallery of Ontario Printed by Holland and Neil Ltd., Toronto

Condition Report: Heavy handling and rolling creases; scattered small tears to the upper left extreme edge. Print is rolled. Unframed.

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Signed in ink lower center
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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.

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Published by The Art gallery of Ontario Printed by Holland and Neil Ltd., Toronto

Condition Report: …

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Published by The Art gallery of Ontario Printed by Holland and Neil Ltd., Toronto

Condition Report: Heavy handling and rolling creases; scattered small tears to the upper left extreme edge. Print is rolled. Unframed.

Signature
Signed in ink lower center
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Elvis I and II, 1978

Offset lithograph in colors on smooth wove paper
23 × 42 in
58.4 × 106.7 cm
Bidding closed
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