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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol

Paintings

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Pittsburgh (Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States)

Biography:
The name Andy Warhol evokes an era when rebellion and freedom affected the arts in unpredictable ways. Like all creative people, Andy Warhol sought to change society's thinking about art. He did this through extraordinary representations inspired by multiple artistic venues like commercial ads, music, movies and photography.

Andy Warhol, at the peak of his career, was associated with some of the most well known celebrities like author Truman Capote, First Lady Jacquelyn Kennedy, and fashion designer Oleg Cassini. Warhol based his works of art on color contrasts as well as eclectic subjects. His famous painting of a Campbell's soup can is an example of centralizing visual art in a provocative presentation. Another was his colorful painting of the actress Marilyn Monroe. Edie Sedgwick was one of Andy Warhol's favorite models.

Andy Warhol had a unique ability to transform the movie Clockwork Orange into a film titled, "Vinyl." He also filmed another movie titled "Horse." He dabbled between painting and sculpturing and producing and directing films over the course of his lifetime. He would be the crowned prince of pop art until his death in 1987. For the art world, a Warhol's art would forever be the origin of pop art, the label given to works of art that fell into a realm of its own. His unique character and style set the mode of the 1960s. He is credited with using the phrase, "15 minutes of fame." Warhol is remembered as a hugely talented innovator with unbridled creativity.

 

Andy Warhol Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Endangered Species, 1983 Ten screenprints in colors on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 38 inches (96
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Endangered Species, 1983 Ten screenprints in colors on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 38 inches (96....
Lot 69003
Auction 5262
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
$725,000
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Ads, 1985 Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 38 inches (96.5...
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Ads, 1985 Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 38 inches (96.5 ... (Total: 10 Items)
Lot 72080
Auction 5138
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
$338,500
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Endangered Species, 1983 Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 3...
ANDY WARHOL (American, 1928-1987) Endangered Species, 1983 Portfolio of ten screenprints on Lenox Museum Board 38 x 3... (Total: 10 Items)
Lot 72081
Auction 5138
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
$338,500
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Campbell's Soup Box (Onion Mushroom), 1986 Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canva...
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Campbell's Soup Box (Onion Mushroom), 1986 Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canva...
Lot 77051
Auction 5357
Thursday, May 24, 2018
$118,750
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Joseph Beuys, 1980 The complete portfolio of three screenprints on Arches Cover Black paper (F...
Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Joseph Beuys, 1980 The complete portfolio of three screenprints on Arches Cover Black paper (F... (Total: 3 Items)
Lot 77050
Auction 5357
Thursday, May 24, 2018
$75,000.00

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Halston, 1980 Gelatin silver 6 x 8-1/4 inches (15.2 x 21.0 cm) Andy Warhol copyrig
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Halston, 1980 Gelatin silver 6 x 8-1/4 inches (15.2 x 21.0 cm) Andy Warhol copyrig...
Lot 73204
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$2,000.00
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Jerry Hall and Annie Leibovitz, circa 1980 Gelatin silver 10 x 7-7/8 inches (25.4
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Jerry Hall and Annie Leibovitz, circa 1980 Gelatin silver 10 x 7-7/8 inches (25.4 ...
Lot 73205
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$2,500.00
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Arnold Schwarzenegger and Grace Jones, 1986 Gelatin silver 9-7/8 x 7-7/8 inches (25
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Arnold Schwarzenegger and Grace Jones, 1986 Gelatin silver 9-7/8 x 7-7/8 inches (25...
Lot 73206
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$2,000.00
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Dennis Hopper, circa 1977 Gelatin silver 8-3/4 x 6 inches (22.2 x 15.2 cm) Andy Wa
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Dennis Hopper, circa 1977 Gelatin silver 8-3/4 x 6 inches (22.2 x 15.2 cm) Andy Wa...
Lot 73207
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$2,000.00
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Valentino, 1973 Unique color Polaroid 3-3/4 x 2-7/8 inches (9.5 x 7.3 cm) Andy War
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) Valentino, 1973 Unique color Polaroid 3-3/4 x 2-7/8 inches (9.5 x 7.3 cm) Andy War...
Lot 73208
Auction 5358
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
$2,500.00

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