ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)

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ANDY WARHOL (1928 1987)
Joseph Beuys (State II), 1980/83
101.6 x 81.3 cm (40 x 32 in)
Printer: Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
Publisher: Editions Schellmann & Kluser, Munich, Germany/New York
Edition: 150, 36 AP, 9 PP, 45 individual TP not in portfolios
Materials: Screenprint with rayon flock on Lenox Museum Board
Markings: signed and numbered in pencil lower right; numbered 51-150-100/150, AP 13/36-24/36, PP 4/9-6/9
Catalogue: Feldman & Schellmann II.243

Additional Notes:

There are three states of this print.

Based on a photograph by Andy Warhol.

Stamped in black on verso, © Andy Warhol 1980; stamped in blue on verso, Beuys by Warhol Published by Verlag Schellmann & Kluser, Munich

State I (II.242) was originally printed in 1980 in an edition of 150; 100 prints from this edition were reprinted with rayon flock in 1983 and became state II (II.243) and state III (II.244).  This is the only time Warhol used rayon flock in screenprints.

There is at least one trial proof in the edition on Arches Cover Black paper.

Warhol made paintings of this subject.