Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
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Andy Warhol (1928-1987)

Willie Shoemaker

Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Willie Shoemaker
signed twice 'Andy Warhol © Andy Warhol', signed by Willie Shoemaker and inscribed ‘I certify that this is an original painting by Andy Warhol completed by him in 1978 Frederick Hughes’ (on the overlap)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen
40 x 40in. (101.6 x 101.6cm.)
Executed in 1977
Acquired directly from the artist by the late owner.
D. Bourdon, Warhol, New York 1989, no. 287 (illustrated in colour, p. 362).
N. Printz and S. King-Nero (eds.), The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Paintings 1976-1978, vol. 5A, New York 2018, p. 397, no. 3794 (illustrated in colour, p. 392).
Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Athletes by Andy Warhol, 1978. This exhibition later travelled to Columbus, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts.
Beijing, Galleri Faurschou, Andy Warhol: Sports, Stars and Society, 2008 (illustrated in colour, p. 14).
Cranbrook, Cranbrook Art Museum, Andy Warhol: Grand Slam Paintings, Photographs, Prints and Films Featuring The Athlete Series from the Collection of Richard Weisman, 2008-2009.
Athens, Byzantine and Christian Museum, Warhol Icon: The Creation of an Image, 2009-2010, p. 60 (illustrated in colour, p. 41).
Calgary, Museum of Contemporary Art Calgary, Andy Warhol: The Athlete Series, 2013.
Burlington, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Andy Warhol's Athletes, 2013.
Dayton, Dayton Art Institute, Andy Warhol: Athletes and The Art of Sport, Highlights from the Collection of the Dayton Art Institute, 2013.
Reno, Nevada Museum of Art, Andy Warhol: Athletes, 2013-2014.
San Antonio, San Antonio Museum of Art, Andy Warhol: The Athletes, 2014.
Oklahoma City, The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Warhol: The Athletes, 2015.
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