• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 2412

    Christie's Interiors

    11 - 12 January 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987) in collaboration with Dennis Hopper (1936-2010)

    Mao: one plate (F. & S. II. 99)

    Price Realised  

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987) in collaboration with Dennis Hopper (1936-2010)
    Mao: one plate (F. & S. II. 99)
    screenprint in colors, 1972, on Beckett High White, signed in ball-point pen on the reverse, stamp-numbered 144/250 (there were also 50 artist's proofs), co-published by Castelli Graphics and Multiples, Inc., New York, with the artist's copyright stamp on the reverse, the full sheet
    S. 36 x 36 in. (914 x 914 mm.)


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    Dennis Hopper fired two gun shots at the present lot and he later showed the results of his actions to Andy Warhol and the two artists collaborated on marking the warning shot and the bullet hole on the front of the frame.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the correct attribution in the printed catalogue should read: Andy Warhol (1928-1987) in collaboration with Dennis Hopper (1936-2010)


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Dennis Hopper Collection
    (Lots 1-242 and 526-572)


    Literature

    J. Schnabel ed., Dennis Hopper Double Standard, 2010, p. 49 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Centre National de la Cinématographie and Melbourne, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Dennis Hopper and the New Hollywood, October 2008-April 2010, p. 173 (illustrated).