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Andy Warhol

Queen Ntombi Twala, from Reigning Queens, 1985

Screenprint in colors on Lenox Museum Board
39 3/8 × 31 1/2 in
100 × 80 cm
Edition of 40 + 5AP
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Published by George C.P. Mulder, Amsterdam Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York

T.P. 1/30

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Published by George C.P. Mulder, Amsterdam Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York

T.P. 1/30

Condition Report: Moderate scattered scratches, most notably to the purple areas; mild wear and rubbing to the extreme edges and the corners. Tabbed along upper edge, matted and framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 52.25 X …

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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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Published by George C.P. Mulder, Amsterdam Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York

T.P. 1/30

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Published by George C.P. Mulder, Amsterdam Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York

T.P. 1/30

Condition Report: Moderate scattered scratches, most notably to the purple areas; mild wear and rubbing to the extreme edges and the corners. Tabbed along upper edge, matted and framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 52.25 X …

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Signature
Signed and numbered in pencil lower left
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Queen Ntombi Twala, from Reigning Queens, 1985

Screenprint in colors on Lenox Museum Board
39 3/8 × 31 1/2 in
100 × 80 cm
Edition of 40 + 5AP
Bidding closed
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