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Marilyn Invitation (Castelli Gallery)

Marilyn Invitation (Castelli Gallery), 1981 by Andy Warhol is an offset lithograph print. This original vintage print is signed on the right side going upwards.

Andy Warhol produced this Marilyn invitation for his New York Gallery, ‘Castelli Gallery’ opening entitled Andy Warhol: A Print Retrospective, an Exhibition of his prints which ran from November 21 – December 22, 1981.  The Leo Castelli Gallery opened in New York at 4 East 77th Street on February 10, 1957. In 1958 the gallery gave Jasper Johns his first exhibition. Within 10 years, the gallery became the international epicenter for Pop, Minimal, and Conceptual Art, showing among others Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, and Keith Sonnier.

In 1971 the Castelli Gallery opened a second space at 420 West Broadway in SoHo. During this decade, several Conceptual artists joined the gallery, including Joseph Kosuth, Lawrence Weiner and Hanne Darboven. Leo Castelli, the gallery’s founder, had an unparalleled eye for quality, combined with his extraordinary skill for nurturing and promoting new art and artists. These essential qualities secured his position as possibly the most respected and influential advocate for contemporary art of his time.

Medium

Offset Lithograph

Year

1981

Signature

Signed

Size 12 x 12 (in)
30.5 x 30.5 (cm)
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Marilyn Invitation (Castelli Gallery), 1981 by Andy Warhol is an offset lithograph print. This original vintage print is signed on the right side going upwards.

Andy Warhol produced this Marilyn invitation for his New York Gallery, ‘Castelli Gallery’ opening entitled Andy Warhol: A Print Retrospective, an Exhibition of his prints which ran from November 21 – December 22, 1981.  The Leo Castelli Gallery opened in New York at 4 East 77th Street on February 10, 1957. In 1958 the gallery gave Jasper Johns his first exhibition. Within 10 years, the gallery became the international epicenter for Pop, Minimal, and Conceptual Art, showing among others Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, and Keith Sonnier.

In 1971 the Castelli Gallery opened a second space at 420 West Broadway in SoHo. During this decade, several Conceptual artists joined the gallery, including Joseph Kosuth, Lawrence Weiner and Hanne Darboven. Leo Castelli, the gallery’s founder, had an unparalleled eye for quality, combined with his extraordinary skill for nurturing and promoting new art and artists. These essential qualities secured his position as possibly the most respected and influential advocate for contemporary art of his time.

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Medium

Offset Lithograph

Year

1981

Signature

Signed

Size 12 x 12 (in)
30.5 x 30.5 (cm)
Price Price on Request