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Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions
Andy Warhol, ‘Ladies & Gentlemen - Ticket’, 1975, Bertolami Auctions

Portfolio of 10 serigraphs signed on the front refered to portraits of format cm 110,5 x 72,4 Catalog F. Feldman and J. Shellmann 1962-1987 n.II.128-137 Ladies and Gentlemen 1975
Print Alexander Heinrici - New York
Publisher Luciano Anselmino – Milano

Andy Warhol chooses ten black transvestives, photographs them with the Polaroid and transfigures them with his colorful brush strokes, making ten different portraits titled 'Ladies & Gentleman'.
For the first time the artist decides not to immortalize stars, but unknown people, faces from the street, the 'different ones’ of New York nights.
His life masks are timeless faces, human models replicated in his colorful, ironic, and provocative variants

About Andy Warhol

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.

American, 1928-1987, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, based in New York, New York