Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas.
Executed in 1979, this work is stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. and numbered PA86.015 en verso.
Weegee (American, 1899 - 1968).
Andy Warhol, NYC, 1960.
Gelatin silver print. Titled in the margin; pencil signed and numbered ‘1145’ en verso.
Brillo Box, 1964.
Silkscreen ink and house paint on plywood.
Stamped by the Estate of Andy Warhol and numbered “A1094.107” on the underside.
Michael Jackson, 1984.
Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas. Stamped twice with estate and foundation seals en verso.
Wednesday, February 2, 1977.
“Dropped Catherine off (cab $3). Went home and did some work, then at 11:00 Catherine and I went over to Regine’s to interview Michael Jackson of the Jackson 5. He’s very tall now, but he has a really high voice. He had a big guy with him, maybe a bodyguard, and the girl from The Wiz. The whole situation was funny because Catherine and I didn’t know anything about Michael Jackson, really, and he didn’t know anything about me - he thought I was a poet or something like that. So he was asking questions that nobody who knew me would ask - like if I was married, if I had any kids, if my mother was alive….”
Excerpt from The Andy Warhol Diaries, page 20.