ANDY WARHOL | Knives, 1981-1982 | synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas
Sold for $2,008,900 at the Contemporary Art and Design sale, 7 March 2013, New York.
"Instead he chooses the common object considered by most of us as nothing special elevating it to art. Kitchen knives never looked more interesting or beautiful." - Vincent Freemont (Vincent Fremont, quoted in exhibition catalogue, Cast a Cold Eye: The Late Work of Andy Warhol, Gagosian Gallery, New York, 2006, p. 157)