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Up at Bat: Warhol, Rose and Baseball Cards

April 11, 2015 to August 02, 2015

Discover the consummate example of Pop portraiture by Andy Warhol of Cincinnati Reds player-manager Pete Rose, made in 1985, the year Rose broke Ty Cobb’s hit record of 4,191.The painting, commissioned by the Cincinnati Art Museum, and the related screen print were inspired by the shape and format of baseball cards. The exhibition will feature progressive proofs for the limited-edition print that demonstrate Warhol’s working method; a historical selection of baseball cards; and the photograph by Cincinnati photographer Gordon Baer from which the painting was derived.

 

 

Image:

Andy Warhol (American, b.1928, d.1987); Pete Rose, 1985; Painting, acrylic on canvas with silk screen image; 4 panels, each 54 x 44 in. (137.2 x 111.8 cm); Museum Purchase: Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Wichgar; 1985.208a-d

© Artists Rights Society (ARS), Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

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