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Andy Warhol

Mao, 1986

Lithograph
23 3/5 × 23 3/5 in
60 × 60 cm
Edition of 2400
This is an editioned multiple.
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This lithograph has been edited by the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh (CMOA). Andy Warhol …

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This lithograph has been edited by the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh (CMOA). Andy Warhol gave to the CMOA the rights of reproduction of some of his artworks.
Published in limited edition
This lithograph is numbered with pencil and signed in the plate.
Size of the lithograph: 60 x 60 cm
Year of edition: 1986 (before …

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Signed in the plate
Series
Mao
Publisher
CMOA
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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This lithograph has been edited by the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh (CMOA). Andy Warhol …

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This lithograph has been edited by the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh (CMOA). Andy Warhol gave to the CMOA the rights of reproduction of some of his artworks.
Published in limited edition
This lithograph is numbered with pencil and signed in the plate.
Size of the lithograph: 60 x 60 cm
Year of edition: 1986 (before …

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Signature
Signed in the plate
Series
Mao
Publisher
CMOA
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

Mao, 1986

Lithograph
23 3/5 × 23 3/5 in
60 × 60 cm
Edition of 2400
This is an editioned multiple.
On hold
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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