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    ACTION PACKED WARHOL SCREENPRINT AT DUBLIN AUCTION

    Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
    Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Martha Graham:  Letter to the World (The Kick).

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Martha Graham: Letter to the World (The Kick).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 34,000 AT HAMMER.

    An action packed 1986 screen print by Andy Warhol comes up at Morgan O’Driscoll’s sale of Irish and International Art at the RDS in Dublin on April 20.  Martha Graham, Letter to the World (The Kick) is a unique screen print in colours on Lenox Museum Board.  It is a unique colour variant aside from the edition of 100 published by the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance  Inc., New York with the artist’s estate stamp.  There was as well 25 artist’s proofs.

    The provenance for this work lists the Andy Warhol Foundation and the Taylor Gallery, Belfast from where it was purchased by the present owner.  It is estimated at 25,000-35,000.

    For the first time Morgan O’Driscoll will hold a London viewing of highlights from his Irish sale.  The venue is La Galleria, Pall Mall and viewing takes place there on April 13, 14 and 15.  The auction is on view in Skibbereen over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend and viewing at the RDS begins on April 17.