Andy Warhol, ‘Fiesta Pig’, 1979, Print, Color screenprint on Arches wove paper under glass, John Moran Auctioneers
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Andy Warhol

Fiesta Pig, 1979

Color screenprint on Arches wove paper under glass
21 1/2 × 30 1/2 in
54.6 × 77.5 cm
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John Moran Auctioneers
Monrovia

Axel Springer, Verlag, Hamburg, Germany, pub.

Dimensions:
Frame: 24.5" H x 33.5" W x …

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Signed lower right and inscribed A.P. 9/10 in pencil: the printer's blindstamp at the lower left corner, with the Andy Warhol inkstamp verso
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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Axel Springer, Verlag, Hamburg, Germany, pub.

Dimensions:
Frame: 24.5" H x 33.5" W x 1.5" D
Image/Sheet: 21.5" H x 30.5" W

One of 10 artist's proofs (aside from the edition of 200); A.P. 9/10

Condition Report:
Generally good condition. The full sheet, deckled on three sides. Minor surface …

Medium
Signature
Signed lower right and inscribed A.P. 9/10 in pencil: the printer's blindstamp at the lower left corner, with the Andy Warhol inkstamp verso
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

Fiesta Pig, 1979

Color screenprint on Arches wove paper under glass
21 1/2 × 30 1/2 in
54.6 × 77.5 cm
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