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Andy Warhol

Muhammad Ali Complete Portfolio (FS II.179-182), 1978

Screenprint on Strathmore Bristol paper.
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Los Angeles , West Hollywood
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Revolver Gallery
Los Angeles , West Hollywood
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Andy Warhol created four screenprints about the great boxer Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali FS II179-182 …

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Andy Warhol created four screenprints about the great boxer Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali FS II179-182 Full Suite, are a set of four screenprints are part of Andy Warhol’s larger body of work relating to his depictions of celebrity life and culture. The screenprints are based on Polaroids taken of the famous boxer, and …

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Signed and numbered in felt pen. Portfolio of 4.
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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Revolver Gallery
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Andy Warhol created four screenprints about the great boxer Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali FS II179-182 …

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Andy Warhol created four screenprints about the great boxer Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali FS II179-182 Full Suite, are a set of four screenprints are part of Andy Warhol’s larger body of work relating to his depictions of celebrity life and culture. The screenprints are based on Polaroids taken of the famous boxer, and …

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Signed and numbered in felt pen. Portfolio of 4.
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

Muhammad Ali Complete Portfolio (FS II.179-182), 1978

Screenprint on Strathmore Bristol paper.
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Los Angeles , West Hollywood
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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