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Andy Warhol

Prototype Tray for Andy Warhol's Tacoma Flower Design (from the estate of Tim Hunt, Warhol Foundation curator and sales agent), 2005

Melamine tray. Plate signed with labels and markings on the verso.
12 9/10 × 17 3/5 × 1 7/10 in
32.7 × 44.8 × 4.4 cm
This is a unique work.
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About the work
Provenance
Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

This highly collectible work is said to be a unique prototype for a melamine tray based on Andy …

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This highly collectible work is said to be a unique prototype for a melamine tray based on Andy Warhol's iconic flower design, Tacoma. It was acquired from the estate of Tim Hunt, one of the top sales agent and curator for the Andy Warhol Foundation - and a Warhol friend. As this was a prototype for approval, the …

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Signature
Plate signed on recto (front) with Andy Warhol's Foundation authorized signature.
Manufacturer
Procidio
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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About the work
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Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

This highly collectible work is said to be a unique prototype for a melamine tray based on Andy …

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This highly collectible work is said to be a unique prototype for a melamine tray based on Andy Warhol's iconic flower design, Tacoma. It was acquired from the estate of Tim Hunt, one of the top sales agent and curator for the Andy Warhol Foundation - and a Warhol friend. As this was a prototype for approval, the …

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Signature
Plate signed on recto (front) with Andy Warhol's Foundation authorized signature.
Manufacturer
Procidio
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

Prototype Tray for Andy Warhol's Tacoma Flower Design (from the estate of Tim Hunt, Warhol Foundation curator and sales agent), 2005

Melamine tray. Plate signed with labels and markings on the verso.
12 9/10 × 17 3/5 × 1 7/10 in
32.7 × 44.8 × 4.4 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
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