Artwork by Andy Warhol,  Flash - November 22, 1963 [II.38]

Andy Warhol
Flash - November 22, 1963 [II.38]

signed and numbered 163/200 in pen on the reverse
20.75 x 20.75 ins ( 52.7 x 52.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00

Price Realized $4,366.00
Sale date: February 18th 2020

Private Collection, Toronto
“Flash - November 22, 1963” features a portrait of President John F. Kennedy. It is part of a portfolio of eleven different screenprints based on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The piece was named for all the “news flash” texts that were being broadcast at the time. All of the prints were based on campaign posters, mass-media photographs, and advertisements. The prints were presented next to Teletype text taken straight from news sources. The title “Flash – November 22, 1963” represents the date of the assassination and the constant news attention about the event.

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Andy Warhol
(1928 - 1987)