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Lot 553 - Auction 38

Estimate:
5.000,00-7.000,00 EUR
Starting price:
5.000,00 EUR
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0,00 EUR


ANDY WARHOL
Pittsburg, 1928 - New York, 1987

Washington Monument, 1974
Serigraph on wall paper, 111,4 x 75,2 cm
Unique Print 86.57 - N. IIIB.2 Catalogue Raisonne ‘Feldman & Shellmann 1962-1987’
Inscription printed on the front, left margin: 'Washington Monument'
Inscription printed on the front, right margin: 'Copyright Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc., 1974'
Stamp on the back: 'Authorized by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts' and 'The Estate of Andy Warhol'
Print Bill Miller's Wallpaper Studio Inc., New York

EXHIBITIONS
Pop Icons, Restelliartco Gallery, Rome, January 20 - February 6, 2015
Just Warhol, Geneva, March 19 - May 12, 2015

PUBLICATIONS
'Pop Icons' Exhibition Catalogue, Restelliartco Gallery, Rome, January 20 - February 6, 2015, authorized by 'The Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts, Inc.' by SIAE 2015

The Catalogue Raisonné Feldman & Schellmann states that the press was commissioned.
During the early ‘70s Warhol made a number of works for political campaigns: 'Vote McGovern' illustrating a macabre Richard Nixon, one of Mao's black and white portraits, Jimmy Carter I and many others.
The serigraph can be considered a political print and it is possible that it was intended for the Warhol exhibition at Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington in 1975.
There are a limited number of versions from the Warhol Foundation including a 1983 edition for the cover of the Washington Post Magazine



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