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Andy Warhol
Karen Kain (FS II.236)

1980

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KAREN KAIN 236 Karen Kain is a Canadian ballet dancer who trained at the National Ballet School of Canada. She later became the artistic director at the National Ballet School of Canada. This screenprint is based off a photograph of the dancer. The portrait is embellished with blocks of vibrant yellows, oranges, purples and blues. KAREN KAIN 236 AS PART OF ANDY WARHOL’S LARGER BODY OF WORK The Karen Kain portrait is a colored screen print created with diamond dust on Lenox museum board in 1980. Karen Kain captivated Warhol as she did to audiences around the world who watched her as a principal ballet dancer in the National Ballet of Canada. The screen print was based off of a Polaroid taken by Warhol in his famed studio, The Factory. Kain admitted to it taking many years to warm up to the portrait done of her, her print now proudly hangs in her dining room.

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  • Creator
    Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987, American)
  • Creation Year
    1980
  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 36 in. (91.44 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    West Hollywood, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2638425572

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About the Artist

Andy Warhol

The name of American artist Andy Warhol is all but synonymous with Pop art, the movement he helped shape in the 1960s. He is known for his clever appropriation of motifs and images from popular advertising and commercials, which he integrated into graphic, vibrant works that utilized mass-production technologies such as printmaking, photography and silkscreening. Later in his career, Warhol expanded his oeuvre to include other forms of media, founding Interview magazine and producing fashion shoots and films on-site at the Factory, his world-famous studio in New York.Born and educated in in Pittsburgh, Warhol moved to New York City in 1949 and built a successful career as a commercial illustrator. Although he made whimsical drawings as a hobby during these years, his career as a fine artist began in the mid-1950s with ink-blot drawings and hand-drawn silkscreens. The 1955 lithograph You Can Lead a Shoe to Water illustrates how he incorporated in his artwork advertising styles and techniques, in this case shoe commercials.As a child, Warhol was often sick and spent much of his time in bed, where he would make sketches and put together collections of movie-star photographs. He described this period as formative in terms of his skills and interests. Indeed, Warhol remained obsessed with celebrities throughout his career, often producing series devoted to a famous face or an object from the popular culture, such as Chairman Mao or Campbell’s tomato soup. The 1967 silkscreen Marilyn 25 embodies his love of bright color and famous subjects.Warhol was a prominent cultural figure in New York during the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. The Factory was a gathering place for the era’s celebrities, writers, drag queens and fellow artists, and collaboration was common. To this day, Warhol remains one of the most important artists of the 20th century and continues to exert influence on contemporary creators.Find a collection of original Andy Warhol art on 1stDibs.
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