An early exhibition poster for "Warhol: The Tate Gallery [Marilyn]"
Offset lithograph in colors, 1971, on smooth wove paper, from the edition of unknown size, published by Tate Gallery Publications, Millbank, London, the full sheet.
Artist: Andy Warhol
Title: Warhol Marilyn Tate Gallery
Medium: Offset Lithograph
Paper Size: 30 x 20 inches.
Note: Top reads, "THE TATE GALLERY 17 February-- 28 March 1971" [plus admission price, the days and the hours, etc.]; bottom reads, "ANDY WARHOL MARILYN MONROE 1964 PUBLISHED BY THE TATE GALLERY PUBLICATIONS DEPARTMENT MILBANK LONDON SW1 ENGLAND AND PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN".
Warhol's first one-man art-gallery exhibition as a fine artist was on July 9, 1962, in the Ferus Gallery of Los Angeles. The exhibition marked the West Coast debut of pop art. Andy Warhol's first New York solo pop exhibit was hosted at Eleanor Ward's Stable Gallery November 6–24, 1962. The exhibit included the works Marilyn Diptych, 100 Soup Cans, 100 Coke Bottles and 100 Dollar Bills. At the Stable Gallery exhibit, the artist met for the first time John Giorno who would star in Warhol's first film, Sleep, in 1963.
In good overall condition with some light rolling creases, back has tape stains from prior mounting. Will be shipped rolled.
Shipping at $6.95 anywhere USA; expedited and insured shipping available, international bidders welcome.Andrew Warhola (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987), known as Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous worldwide for his work as a painter, avant-garde filmmaker, record producer, author, and member of highly diverse social circles that included bohemian street people, distinguished intellectuals, Hollywood celebrities and wealthy patrons.
During the 1960s Warhol began to make paintings of iconic American products such as Campbell's Soup Cans and Coca-Cola bottles, as well as paintings of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Troy Donahue, Muhammad Ali and Elizabeth Taylor. He founded "The Factory," his studio during these years, and gathered around himself a wide range of artists, writers, musicians, and underground celebrities. He began producing prints using the silkscreen method His work became popular and controversial.