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Andy Warhol, ‘Mammy, from Myths’, 1981, Phillips
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Andy Warhol

Mammy, from Myths, 1981

Screenprint in colors with diamond dust, on Lenox Museum Board, the full sheet
37 4/5 × 37 4/5 in
95.9 × 95.9 cm
Edition 195/200 + 30AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed and numbered 195/200 in pencil (there were also 30 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York (with their and the artist's copyright inkstamp on the reverse)
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, ‘Mammy, from Myths’, 1981, Phillips
Andy Warhol, ‘Mammy, from Myths’, 1981, Phillips
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About the work
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Framed

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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and numbered 195/200 in pencil (there were also 30 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Inc., New York (with their and the artist's copyright inkstamp on the reverse)
Andy Warhol
American, 1928–1987
Follow

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

Mammy, from Myths, 1981

Screenprint in colors with diamond dust, on Lenox Museum Board, the full sheet
37 4/5 × 37 4/5 in
95.9 × 95.9 cm
Edition 195/200 + 30AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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