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Andy Warhol

Lion, 1975

Photolithographic reproduction - four-colored offset
8 3/10 × 11 in
21 × 28 cm
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Bertolami Fine Arts

Signed on lower right: monogram "AW" and authenticated with dry stamp by …

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Signed on lower right: monogram "AW" and authenticated with dry stamp by 'BolaffiArte' on lower left

Work performed for the 'Lo Zodiaco' series by BolaffiArte in 5,000 copies reserved for 'Club of 5,000', numbered No. 2376 on the back. Attached to BolaffiArte's Magazine No. 49

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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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Bertolami Fine Arts

Signed on lower right: monogram "AW" and authenticated with dry stamp by …

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Signed on lower right: monogram "AW" and authenticated with dry stamp by 'BolaffiArte' on lower left

Work performed for the 'Lo Zodiaco' series by BolaffiArte in 5,000 copies reserved for 'Club of 5,000', numbered No. 2376 on the back. Attached to BolaffiArte's Magazine No. 49

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Print
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

Lion, 1975

Photolithographic reproduction - four-colored offset
8 3/10 × 11 in
21 × 28 cm
Bidding closed
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