Andy Warhol, ‘Lamentation (unique trial proof from the Martha Graham suite)’, 1986, Joseph Fine Art LONDON
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Andy Warhol

Lamentation (unique trial proof from the Martha Graham suite), 1986

Silkscreen print on Lenox Museum Board
36 × 36 in
91.4 × 91.4 cm
This is a unique work.
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Joseph Fine Art LONDON
London

Published to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the Martha Graham Centre of Contemporary Dance …

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Stamped and signed in pencil verso by the Estate of Andy Warhol.
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, ‘Lamentation (unique trial proof from the Martha Graham suite)’, 1986, Joseph Fine Art LONDON
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Joseph Fine Art LONDON
London

Published to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the Martha Graham Centre of Contemporary Dance Inc, New York.

Medium
Print
Signature
Stamped and signed in pencil verso by the Estate of Andy Warhol.
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

Lamentation (unique trial proof from the Martha Graham suite), 1986

Silkscreen print on Lenox Museum Board
36 × 36 in
91.4 × 91.4 cm
This is a unique work.
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