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Karen Kain (FS II.236) - Andy Warhol prints

Karen Kain (FS II.236)

By Andy Warhol

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Karen Kain (FS II.236) - Andy Warhol print

Andy Warhol
1980

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Reference: FS II.236

Date: 1980

Medium: screenprint

Edition size: 200

Sheet size: 40x32 inches

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: poa

Description:

KAREN KAIN 236
Karen Kain is a Canadian ballet dancer who trained at the National Ballet School of Canada. She later became the artistic director at the National Ballet School of Canada. This screenprint is based off a photograph of the dancer. The portrait is embellished with blocks of vibrant yellows, oranges, purples and blues.

KAREN KAIN 236 AS PART OF ANDY WARHOL’S LARGER BODY OF WORK
The Karen Kain portrait is a colored screen print created with diamond dust on Lenox museum board in 1980. Karen Kain captivated Warhol as she did to audiences around the world who watched her as a principal ballet dancer in the National Ballet of Canada. The screen print was based off of a Polaroid taken by Warhol in his famed studio, The Factory. Kain admitted to it taking many years to warm up to the portrait done of her, her print now proudly hangs in her dining room.

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