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The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné: Volume 5 (1976-1978)

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait with Skull, early 1978, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen, 16 x 13 inches, 40.6 x 33 cm. The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., Photo by Phillips/Schwab

The fifth volume of The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné has been published by Phaidon Press. Volume 5 documents Warhol’s paintings from 1976-1978 that were produced at 860 Broadway, the studio he occupied for a decade, from 1974 to 1984. This volume includes 733 paintings, featuring the Skull and Hammer and Sickle series, two of Warhol’s most powerful bodies of work. Other chapters document his commissioned portraits, a portrait series of famous athletes, the Torsos and Sex Parts paintings, and a group of self-portraits. The abstract Piss, Oxidation and Cum series, which were Warhol’s first paintings to be produced without a camera since 1962, mark a radical departure in his art.

Volume 5 is edited by Neil Printz with Sally King-Nero as Executive Editor. Printz has edited all five volumes of The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné. Started in 1993, this multi-volume scholarly project, sponsored by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, will document all of Warhol’s work in paintings, sculptures, and drawings. Single volumes are dedicated to a particular period, starting with Volume 1, which covers Warhol’s paintings and sculptures from 1961-1963. Each work is thoroughly researched; catalogue entries include detailed records of provenance, exhibitions, and relevant literature as well as supplementary illustrations and annotations recording Warhol’s visual sources and reconstructing his exhibitions. The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné presents the most exhaustive record of Warhol’s work and serves as a testament to Warhol’s enduring importance in contemporary culture.

Volume 6 is currently in preparation. Owners of works by Andy Warhol are encouraged to contact the Foundation by submitting this owner information sheet through our website.

 

 

The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, Paintings 1976-1978 – Volume 5, Editor Neil Printz and Executive Editor Sally King Nero, Phaidon; volume 05A, open at gatefold, pages 78-79, showing 15 x 19 inch Skull Paintings, circa 1975-76. Artwork © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, Paintings 1976-1978 – Volume 5, Editor Neil Printz and Executive Editor Sally King-Nero, Phaidon; volume 05A, open at pages 108-109, showing six-foot Hammer and Sickle Paintings, 1976. Artwork © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, Paintings 1976-1978 – Volume 5, Editor Neil Printz and Executive Editor Sally King-Nero, Phaidon; volume 05B, open at pages 188-189, showing Oxidation: 40 x 30 inch-canvases, circa 1977-79 (left) and Oxidation: 16 x 12 inch-canvases, 1977-78 (left and right). Artwork © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

Please visit Phaidon for information about ordering The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné. Save 20% + free shipping with code CHWH5.

In accordance with Andy Warhol’s will, the mission of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts is the advancement of the visual arts. The Foundation manages an innovative and flexible grants program while also preserving Warhol’s legacy through creative and responsible licensing policies and rigorous scholarly research for ongoing catalogues raisonnés projects. To date, the Foundation has given over $200 million in cash grants to over 1,000 arts organizations in 49 states and abroad and has donated 52,786 works of art to 322 institutions worldwide. Learn more at warholfoundation.org