London-based artist Paul has spent the last decade researching Andy Warhol’s working process and uses Warhol’s original acetates to create his stunning After Warhol collection.
Dubbed ‘posthumous Warhols’ by the world’s leading Warholian authority, Rainer Crone, the artworks were printed in New York by the Pop Art founder’s original screen printer, Alexander Heinrici, and have been lauded by the BBC and VICE Magazine. Find out more about how they’re created here.
In a nod to the decision that brought down the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board in early 2012, each silkscreen is stamped ‘UNDENIED’ on the reverse. They are also hand-stamped by Paul, in a faithful continuation of Warhol’s own use of a stamped signature.
This particular piece is inspired by Andy Warhol’s ‘Mao Tse-tung’ series (1973), which depicts the Chinese leader and Communist revolutionary. Warhol was fascinated by the prevalence of his image in the public sphere as a ready-made icon, and with a suggestion from his long-time dealer Bruno Bischofberger created nearly 200 canvases of Chairman Mao in five different sizes.
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