Andy Warhol, ‘The Brooklyn Bridge Centennial (Hand Signed by Andy Warhol)’, 1983, Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction
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Andy Warhol

The Brooklyn Bridge Centennial (Hand Signed by Andy Warhol), 1983

Offset lithograph poster. hand signed. unframed.
26 3/10 × 16 3/10 in
66.7 × 41.3 cm
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Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction

This rare, offset lithograph poster was created on the occasion of the Brooklyn Bridge Centennial …

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Hand signed by Warhol on middle right recto (front).
Publisher
Impress Graphics, Port Chester, NY
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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This rare, offset lithograph poster was created on the occasion of the Brooklyn Bridge Centennial in 1983. It is, exceptionally, boldly signed by Warhol on the recto. Warhol created this commemorative image at the invitation of the Brooklyn Bridge Centennial Commission, Inc. and the poster was published on the …

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Signature
Hand signed by Warhol on middle right recto (front).
Publisher
Impress Graphics, Port Chester, NY
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

The Brooklyn Bridge Centennial (Hand Signed by Andy Warhol), 1983

Offset lithograph poster. hand signed. unframed.
26 3/10 × 16 3/10 in
66.7 × 41.3 cm
.
Bidding closed
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