ANDY WARHOL (American 1928-1987) A PHOTOGRAPH, SIGNED, High Tank Toilet, 1975-1981, silver gelatin


ANDY WARHOL (American 1928-1987) A PHOTOGRAPH, SIGNED, "High Tank Toilet," 1975-1981, silver gelatin on photo paper, photograph taken by the artist, signed verso in pencil, "Andy Warhol," and with the artist's blind stamp L/R. 8" x 10" Note: "My favorite is the one with the paper band on. Before you can use the toilet, you have to break the paper. I like that if they do that. That's my favorite kind of a hotel.," a quotation from Andy Warhol, an interview by Gerard Malanga, an excerpt from Scopophilia: The Love of Looking, Alfred Van Der Marck Editions, New York, 1985. Andy Warhol divulges personal details during the interview, "When I know I have to go to the men's room, I always leave the party." The discussion seems to be an evolution of Dada themes; the artist discusses learning to use camera equipment and his journey to capture clearer images. Provenance: Collection of Kasey Rhodes, Houston, Texas. Condition: Some mild cockling, toning, expected wear, and overall in good condition, wear commensurate with age. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS." NO REFUNDS will be issued based on condition.


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