Art and Science - Vanishing Animals
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London 2009

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Art and Science - Vanishing Animals 1986
  • Artist Rooms
Warhol produced a series of prints of animals to illustrate ‘Vanishing Animals’, a book by German-born, American pathologist and geneticist, Kurt Benirschke. The book has fifteen chapters, each concentrating on one animal of a lesser-known species that was critically endangered. This poster is advertising the collaboration. This project, alongside his 1983 portfolio titled ‘Endangered Species’, shows Warhol’s awareness and interest in environmental issues.

Details

  • Acc. No. AR00406
  • Medium Lithograph on paper
  • Size 61.00 x 45.50 cm (framed: 67.80 x 52.60 x 3.80 cm)
  • Credit ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008