ANDY WARHOL | Repent and Sin No More! (Negative)

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ANDY WARHOL
Repent and Sin No More! (Negative)
acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
20 by 16 in. 50.8 by 40.6 cm.
Executed in 1985-1986.

This work is stamped by The Estate of Andy Warhol and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., and numbered PA 10.524 on the reverse.

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PROVENANCE
Private Collection
Acquired by the present owner from the above

LITERATURE
Charles Stuckey, Andy Warhol: Heaven and Hell are Just One Breath Away! Late Paintings and Related Works 1984-1986, New York, 1992, p. 129 (another example illustrated)
Exh. Cat., Rome, Chiostro di S. Maria della Pace, Andy Warhol: pentiti e non peccare più = repent and sin no more!, 2006 - 2007, p.17 (another example illustrated)
Andy Warhol Museum, Fifteen Minutes Eternal, Pittsburgh, 2012, p.99 (another example illustrated)

CATALOGUE NOTE
"I can imagine Warhol sitting there... and having a conversation with somebody, and talking about sex and drugs, and somebody says, repent and sin no more...
[Warhol, imagined]: 'Should I repent and sin no more? My answer is no. I'm very pro sin.'"
- James Frey quoted in: Ralph Gardner, "A Divine Intervention," 8 October 2010, The Wall Street Journal [online]

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