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Auktion: Contemporary Art Day
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Andy Warhol Double Daisies circa 1982 pencil on paper 63.5 x 81 cm. (25 x 31 7/8 in.) Stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. and numbered '3F 74.023 I1107' on the reverse. This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Provenance The Estate of Andy Warhol and The Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts, Inc Christie’s, Hong Kong, Andy Warhol at Christie’s: A Private Selling Exhibition, 23-26 May 2013 Gagosian Gallery, London Exhibited Hong Kong, Christie’s, Andy Warhol at Christie’s: A Private Selling Exhibition, 23-26 May 2013 Artist Bio Andy Warhol American • 1928 - 1987 A seminal figure in the Pop Art movement of the early 1960s, Andy Warhol's paintings and screenprints are iconic beyond the scope of Art History, having become universal signifiers of an age. An early career in commercial illustration led to Warhol's appropriation of imagery from American popular culture and insistent concern with the superficial wonder of permanent commodification that yielded a synthesis of word and image, of art and the everyday. Warhol's obsession with creating slick, seemingly mass-produced artworks led him towards the commercial technique of screenprinting, which allowed him to produce large editions of his painted subjects. The clean, mechanical surface and perfect registration of the screenprinting process afforded Warhol a revolutionary absence of authorship that was crucial to the Pop Art manifesto. View More Works

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Phillips
Titel: Contemporary Art Day
Auktionsdatum: 11.02.2014
Adresse: Phillips
London