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

O.J. Simpson

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
O.J. Simpson
signed 'Andy Warhol ©' and signed by O.J. Simpson (on the overlap)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
40 x 40 in. (101.6 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1977.
Acquired directly from the artist by the late owner
P. Shea, ed., Picasso to Pop: The Richard Weisman Collection, New York, 2003, p. 28, no. 27 (illustrated).
N. Printz and S. King-Nero, eds., The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings 1976-1978, vol. 5A, New York, 2018, pp. 400 and 403, no. 3805 (illustrated).
New York, Coe Kerr Gallery; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Athletes by Andy Warhol, December 1977-April 1978.
Kunsthaus Zürich, Andy Warhol: 10 Portraits of Athletes, May-July 1978.
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum, Andy Warhol, October-November 1978, no. 61 (illustrated).
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, LeRoy Neiman, Andy Warhol: An Exhibition of Sports Paintings, November 1981-January 1982, no. 13 (illustrated).

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"He had a five-day beard and I thought the pictures would be awful but Fred said no, that they’d be sexy, and he was right, they were. O.J. is so good looking." -- Andy Warhol

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