Andy Warhol, ‘Hans Christian Andersen’, 1987, Christie's
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Andy Warhol

Hans Christian Andersen, 1987

The complete set of four screenprints in colors, on Lenox Museum Board
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Each signed and numbered 23/25 (there were also eight artist's proof sets) published by Art …

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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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Each signed and numbered 23/25 (there were also eight artist's proof sets) published by Art Expo Danmark, Odense, Denmark, signed by the executor of the Andy Warhol Estate, the publisher and the printer in pencil on the reverse, each the full sheet, creasing at the lower left and right sheet corners, otherwise …

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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

Hans Christian Andersen, 1987

The complete set of four screenprints in colors, on Lenox Museum Board
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