" Mao Wallpaper 1974"1974
Limited Edition Print : Screenprint on Wallpaper
Size : 43.75x20.75 in | 111x53 cm
Framed : 46.75x23.75 in | 119x60 cm
Edition : Printer’s ProofREDUCEDFAVORITEWELL PRICED
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Other : Stamped Andy Warhol on Recto on Far Left Side
Condition : Good - Overall good condition; some roll marks and some errant printer\'s ink.
Framed with Plexiglass : Black Wood Frame With Archival Mat
Purchased from : Auction House 2017
Provenance / History :
Story / Additional Info : This print was published for a Warhol exhibition at the Musee Galliera in Paris, France which took place from February 23 to March 18, 1974. The walls of the exhibition were covered in Mao wallpaper. The present screenprint on wallpaper is a proof before the addition of the purple oval image over Mao's face which can be seen in later editions.
Printed by Bill Miller's Wallpaper Studio, New York
Published by Factory Additions, New York
Certificate of Authenticity : Art Brokerage
LID : 126640
Andy Warhol - United States
Andy Warhol. American. Born Andrew Warhola 1928 in Pittsburgh, PA. Died 1987.Obsessed with celebrity and consumer culture, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Warhol was the most successful and highly paid commercial illustrator in New York even before he began to make art destined for museums and major collections.Andy Warhol would use many mediums to produce art: video, sculpture, painting, and printmaking. He extensively used screen printing from 1962 to 1987.At the start of the 1970s Andy Warhol began publishing Interview magazine and renewed his focus on painting. Works created in this decade include Mao, Skulls, Hammer and Sickles, Torsos and Shadows and many commissioned portraits. His screen-printed images of Marilyn Monroe, Campbell soup cans, and sensational newspaper stories, quickly became synonymous with Pop art. He took what he saw around him and turned it into high art.Warhol’s 1963 8’x13’ Silver Car Crash painting sold in 2017 for $105million. His paintings continue to fetch record prices. His signed and numbered graphics are in great demand worldwide. Art Brokerage is a world leader in marketing secondary prints and original paintings.We are buying and paying cash for inventory now!