Andy Warhol went to work on an egg - For information, look a bit like Damien Hirst. But this is actually the silkscreen print by Andy Warhol Pop artists, and caused a stir among fans of his work.
Eggs, 1982 will show in the UK for the first time this fall, as the star of The indiscipline Painting exhibition, opening a new show at Tate St Ives in October that also includes works by Gerhard Richter, Bridget Riley and Bernard Frize. Critics say it revealed a new side to a painter who makes art out of Campbell's soup cans.
Andy Warhol made his name and fortune with block prints depict images of the famous light, like Marilyn Monroe, Coca-Cola bottles, and cans of soup. But in later life he turned to Pop Art and began to explore abstraction, because it shows a painting. There are calls for a Reappraised Andy Warhol reputation, as the picture shows it is not limited to Pop Art. Critics say that he was a "subtle" effect on Hirst and other contemporary artists. Before his death in 1987, Andy Warhol collaborated with the new wave of abstract artist, who encouraged him to continue painting.
In setting up his New York City studio to produce art on a scale factory almost industrial, Andy Warhol wooed a different set of musicians, celebrities, writers and artists. The art critic Brian Sewell said: "My impression is that Andy Warhol out there in some kind of ether, floated by Rembrandt and Michelangelo than to have a direct influence."
Like Hirst, Andy Warhol was fascinated by the wealth, consumerism and mass marketing. For Andy Warhol it is packed in molds Dollar Sign, to burn the statue to wealth, excess and death: a diamond-encrusted skull For the Love of God. Both sparked controversy, challenging conceptions of art and attracted a lot of criticism for doing so.
Melanie Gerlis, art market editor of newspaper, said: "The Warhol and Hirst both have a 'wall power'; their works are brightly colored and identified and they were both fascinated by mass marketing."
Tate St Ives event includes 49 artists from the past 50 years and explores how abstraction remained "urgent, relevant and critical" through re-creation of the generation of painters.
Martin Clark, artistic director of Tate, said: "This is the first time it has been shown in Britain and was rarely seen elsewhere Andy Warhol Foundation is aware of 25 paintings eggs, but so little is known .."
Andy Warhol repeated use of images of abstract art early in his career such as greeting cards, balls string or camouflage. "They are about abstraction and color field paintings of the 1960s than Pop imagery and graphics are so famous for," Clark said.
Andy Warhol influenced by the young New York artists, like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Peter Halley, who "really encouraged him to continue to make a painting," added Mr Clark. "They all have bright geometric style - large abstract painting in 1980 when he began to know him describe butterflies, cats, and these eggs, which he took from greetings cards Before he died, Andy Warhol reinvestigating everything he reacted against in the year .. the 1950s. But he
Andy Warhol found a way to make sense of it.