Andy Warhol, ‘Mildred Scheel (F./S. Ii.238)’, 1980, Doyle
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Andy Warhol

Mildred Scheel (F./S. Ii.238), 1980

Color screenprint with diamond dust, on Arches 88 paper
Edition 571/1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
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signed and numbered 571/1000 in pencil, printed by Rupert Jasen Smith and with his blindstamp, …

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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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signed and numbered 571/1000 in pencil, printed by Rupert Jasen Smith and with his blindstamp, published by Deutsche Krebschilfe e.V., Cologne, the full sheet, framed.

Sheet: 30.5 x 21.5 inches; 775 x 546 mm.

Condition: Hinged at a few places at sheet edges verso to back mat (some minor associated rippling), some …

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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.

Andy Warhol

Mildred Scheel (F./S. Ii.238), 1980

Color screenprint with diamond dust, on Arches 88 paper
Edition 571/1000
This is part of a limited edition set.
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