Andy Warhol - Vote McGover FS II.84 | Vote McGovern 84 was created for the George McGovern Presidential campaign in 1972. Rather than portray McGovern in his piece, Warhol decided to represent the opponent in a negative light.
Edward Kennedy 241 is a deluxe edition made to raise funds for Kennedy’s Democratic campaign for President. This limited edition is identical to Edward Kennedy FS II.240, but with red, white and blue as background colors. The late Senator Edward Kennedy asked Warhol to create a deluxe portrait that would serve as a fundraiser for his presidential primary campaign. This work is rare because it was a small edition originally intended only for donors of Kennedy’s campaign.
Andy Warhol - Ladies and Gentlemen | adies and Gentlemen 132) by Andy Warhol is part of his Ladies and Gentlemen series that tackled the socio-political issues of cross-dressers. This print features a photo portrait and is transposed by blocks of color, emphasizing the glamorous and eccentric nature of crossdressing men and women.
Jacqueline Kennedy was and continues to be an American icon. By using images lifted straight from Life magazine, Warhol was commenting on media frenzy. Warhol continued later in his career to comment on American society, he also used women who were icons of cinema, media or politics.