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    Sale 5837

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    30 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 217

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

    Joseph Beuys

    Price Realised  

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
    Joseph Beuys
    with the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board Inc. stamp and numbered 'A174.032' (on the reverse)
    silkscreen inks on paper
    39 3/8 x 31 1/8in. (100 x 79cm.)
    Executed in 1980


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    Provenance

    Dranoff Fine Art, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context.
    Joseph Beuys
    People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.
    Andy Warhol