Andy Warhol’s Double Take

A rare silkscreen by Andy Warhol, ‘Double Marilyn’ (1962), will be among the items up for auction next spring, from the collection of Warhol’s nephew, Jamie Warhola, reports Pittsburgh Live.

Warhol’s work is the subject of two exhibitions in the UK this autumn (in London and Sussex.) Writing in The Guardian, art critic Jonathan Jones comments,  “Women were not Warhol’s primary sexual objects, to put it clinically; but they haunt his art, fulfilling mythological and religious roles. Monroe is a martyr; Jackie Kennedy a mater dolorosa weeping for America; and Bardot might just be the queen of heaven…”

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