"Marilyn Castelli Invitation 1981"
Limited Edition Print : Offset Lithograph
Size : 7x7 in | 18x18 cm
Framed : 12x12 in | 30x30 cm
Edition : Unknown edition SizeREDUCEDNEWFAVORITEWELL PRICED
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Hand SignedFelt Marker
Framed with Plexiglass
Story / Additional InfoMarilyn Invitation (Castelli Graphics) is a miniature version of Andy Warhol’s Marilyn (FS II.30) and was created as an announcement for the exhibition Andy Warhol: A Print Retrospective 1963-1981 on display from November 21 to December 22, 1981 at Castelli Gallery in New York. Along with his pop art images of Brillo boxes and Campbell’s soup cans, Warhol created celebrity portraits of famous icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Jane Fonda. Originally printed in the early 1960s, Marilyn became the quintessential pop icon in the Pop Art Movement and for Andy Warhol.
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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!