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Andy Warhol

Piss & Sex Paintings and Drawings

September 19–November 2, 2002
980 Madison Avenue, New York

Andy Warhol, Oxidation Painting, 1978 Urine and metallic pigment in acrylic medium on canvas, 2 panels: 40 × 60 inches overall (101.6 × 152.4 cm)

Andy Warhol, Oxidation Painting, 1978

Urine and metallic pigment in acrylic medium on canvas, 2 panels: 40 × 60 inches overall (101.6 × 152.4 cm)

Andy Warhol, Torso, 1977 Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canvas, 50 × 42 inches (127 × 106.7 cm)

Andy Warhol, Torso, 1977

Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canvas, 50 × 42 inches (127 × 106.7 cm)

Andy Warhol, Piss Painting, 1978 Urine on gesso on canvas, 2 panels: 40 × 60 inches overall (101.6 × 152.4 cm)

Andy Warhol, Piss Painting, 1978

Urine on gesso on canvas, 2 panels: 40 × 60 inches overall (101.6 × 152.4 cm)

Andy Warhol, Oxidation Painting, 1978 Urine and metallic pigment in acrylic medium on canvas, 6 panels: 18 × 36 inches overall (45.7 × 91.4 cm)

Andy Warhol, Oxidation Painting, 1978

Urine and metallic pigment in acrylic medium on canvas, 6 panels: 18 × 36 inches overall (45.7 × 91.4 cm)

Andy Warhol, Cum Painting, c. 1978 Semen on gesso on canvas, 4 panelsl: 24 × 18 inches overall (61 × 45.7 cm)

Andy Warhol, Cum Painting, c. 1978

Semen on gesso on canvas, 4 panelsl: 24 × 18 inches overall (61 × 45.7 cm)

Andy Warhol, Seated Male Nude, c. 1954 Ink on manilla paper, 16 ¾ × 13 ¾ inches (42.5 × 34.9 cm)

Andy Warhol, Seated Male Nude, c. 1954

Ink on manilla paper, 16 ¾ × 13 ¾ inches (42.5 × 34.9 cm)

Andy Warhol, Piss, 1978 Urine on HMP paper, 31 ¼ × 23 ¾ inches (79.4 × 60.3 cm)

Andy Warhol, Piss, 1978

Urine on HMP paper, 31 ¼ × 23 ¾ inches (79.4 × 60.3 cm)

About

Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of Andy Warhol's Piss and Sex Parts paintings and male nude drawings from the 1950s to the late 1970s.

In Holland Cotter's review of the Andy Warhol Retrospective at MOCA Los Angeles, he writes that the subject of sex and Warhol's sexuality was not represented:

"You might not recognize the queer artist from 'Andy Warhol

Retrospective,' a majestically installed career survey…

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