Sunday, January 9, 2011

Andy Warhol Memorabilia at Christies Interiors Event

Andy Warhol
Hello antiques fans, dated 11-12 January 2011 which will come, Christies auction house will hold an event "Christies Interiors" located in New York, Rockefeller. The number of items that will be in the auction as many as 95 lots in the category Furniture & Lighting (338), All-Paintings, Prints, Drawings & watercolors (235), All other categories of objects (210), Paintings (116), Drawings & watercolors (82 ), Sculptures, Statues & Figures (72), Prints & Multiples (37), Photographs (35), Memorabilia (32), Rugs & Carpets (30), Textiles & Costume (8), Clocks (2), Musical Instruments ( 1), Installations & Video Art (1). Approximate price of all items auctioned dikisaran $ 100 - $ 60,000.

Good news for fans actress Marilyn Monroe, the event will be auctioned a painting by Andy Warhol (1928-1987). Details as follows: screenprint in colors, 1967, on wove paper, signed and dated in pencil on the reverse, numbered 120/250 (there weire Also 26 artist proofs), published by Factory Additions, New York, the full sheets, Framed S . 36 x 36 ins. (914 x 914 mm.). As the official release of christies.com, the estimated price is $ 40,000 painting-$ 60,000.


In addition to Marilyn Monroe Painting, also at auction two other paintings by Andy Warhol that is photo Dennis Hooper 1977 [unique Polaroid print Polacolor blindstamp copyright credit (in the margin); Estate stamp (on the verso) 3 ¾ x 2 ¾ ins. (9.5 x 7 ins.) Estimated $ 8.000 - $ 12.000] and Painting Mao: one plate (F. & S. II. 99) [screenprint in colors, 1972, on Beckett High White, signed in ball-point pen on the reverse , stamp-numbered 144/250 (Also there were the resource persons 50 artist's proofs), co-published by Castelli Graphics and Multiples, Inc.., New York, with the artist's copyright stamp on the reverse, the full sheet, S. 36 x 36 ins. (914 x 914 mm.) Estimated $ 20,000 - $ 30,000].

Overview of Andy Warhol, is an artist, avant-garde film director, writer and social figure of America. Warhol also worked as a publisher, record producer and actor. With his background and experience in commercial art, Warhol became one of the originator of Pop Art movement in the United States in the 1950s.

Works by Warhol's most well known are the paintings (prints screen printing), packaging of consumer products and everyday objects that are very simple and high contrast, such as Campbell's Soup Cans, poppies, and a picture of a banana on the cover album of rock music of The Velvet Underground and Nico (1967), and also for portraits of iconic 20th-century celebrities, like Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Judy Garland, and Elizabeth Taylor.

Outside the art world, Warhol was known by his words "In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." He said to some reporters, "My latest phrase is, 'In fifteen minutes, everyone will be famous'".

Source article: christies.com and wikipedia.org

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