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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
The Collection of Richard L. Weisman
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Chris Evert

Details
Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Chris Evert
signed 'Andy Warhol' and signed by Chris Evert (on the overlap)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
40 x 40 in. (101.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1977.
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by the late owner
Literature
N. Printz and S. King-Nero, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne: Paintings 1976-1978, vol. 5A, New York, 2018, pp. 344 and 348, no. 3721 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Coe Kerr Gallery, Athletes by Andy Warhol, December 1977-January 1978.
Dallas, Southern Methodist University, University Gallery of the Meadows School of the Arts and Houston, Texas Gallery, Andy Warhol: Portraits, February-April 1978.
Beijing, Galleri Faurschou, Andy Warhol: Sports, Stars and Society, August-September 2008.
Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Andy Warhol: The Athletes Series, January 2013.
Burlington, University of Vermont, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Andy Warhol's Athletes, March-May 2013.
Dayton Art Institute, Andy Warhol: Athletes & The Art of Sport, June-September 2013.
Reno, Nevada Museum of Art, Andy Warhol: Athletes, September 2013-January 2014.
San Antonio Museum of Art, Andy Warhol: The Athletes, January-April 2014.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Warhol: The Athletes, April-July 2015.

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Lot Essay

“I said that the athletes were better than movie stars and I don’t know what I’m talking about because athletes are the new movie stars” -- Andy Warhol

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