Self-published, 1969. Unique work, produced personally by Andy Warhol on one of the first coin-operated photostat machines in the School of Visual Arts Art Supply Store, (New York). An early example of this art form that became more prolific with the xerox machine in the 1970's. (Basquiat used a number of xerox images in his paintings). This image depicts Warhol with his face pressed against the glass of the machine and his hand showing, an almost ghost-like apparition of Warhol that forsees his long sequence of paintings about death, fame and mortality that he began making in the late 1970s. Warhol was a great lover of technology and was an early user of the Amiga. He appeared at the launch
Woodcut (with 6 inch diameter spots) printed on 410 gsm Somerset White textured paper. Signed by the artist on the front and numbered on the reverse, from a small edition of 48 only.
The Paragon Press (London) | Artificial Gallery (London)
Unique silkscreen on huge, over-sized boxer shorts (sold with a Certificate of Provenance, indicating the work originates from the Estate of Andy Warhol, and thence, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts). "Buying is much more American than thinking and I'm as American as they come. My favorite thing to buy is underwear." (A. Warhol, quoted in A. Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: (From A to B and Back Again), San Diego, 1975, pg. 227). In early 1962, Warhol was trying to transform from a commercial to a fine artist and was looking for an idea to distinguish himself from the other pop artists Roy Lichtenstein and James Rosenquist; who were also basing their works on everyday obj
The Connor Brothers - The Truth is Rarely Pure and Never Simple
Giclee print on paper
Signed and numbered by the artists
Edition of 100
75 x 50 cm
Very low edition number - one of the first 5 of 100
Original owner. Excellent condition. Stored flat in art folder since purchase.
Available for shipping or pick-up in London.
Politeness is one of the eight works from the iconic Virtues prints, created by British artist Damien Hirst. These eight limited editions are each titled after one of The Eight Virtues of Bushidō according to Nitobe Inazō - Justice, Courage, Mercy, Politeness, Honesty, Honour, Loyalty, and Control.
A continuation of Hirst’s “Cherry Blossom” 107 complete set of works, which was exhibited for the first time at the Fondation Cartier in Paris, in July 2021.