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Andy Warhol, ‘Nancy Glenn [Two Works]’, Sotheby's
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Andy Warhol

Nancy Glenn [Two Works]

Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
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each: 40 by 40 in. 101.6 by 101.6 cm.

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"Warhol’s upward mobility was …

each: 40 by 40 in. 101.6 by 101.6 cm.

From the Catalogue
"Warhol’s upward mobility was supersonic. Instead of getting the super stars' photo from movie magazines or the Sunday color supplement, he himself quickly invaded their society on equal terms, and could be begged by prospective sitters to turn his own …

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Each signed and dated 83 on the overlap
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, ‘Nancy Glenn [Two Works]’, Sotheby's
Andy Warhol, ‘Nancy Glenn [Two Works]’, Sotheby's
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About the work
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Sotheby's

each: 40 by 40 in. 101.6 by 101.6 cm.

From the Catalogue
"Warhol’s upward mobility was …

each: 40 by 40 in. 101.6 by 101.6 cm.

From the Catalogue
"Warhol’s upward mobility was supersonic. Instead of getting the super stars' photo from movie magazines or the Sunday color supplement, he himself quickly invaded their society on equal terms, and could be begged by prospective sitters to turn his own …

Medium
Painting
Signature
Each signed and dated 83 on the overlap
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

Nancy Glenn [Two Works]

Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
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