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Andy Warhol and Paint by Numbers

A lot of artists has been linked to the concept of Paint by Numbers. Here we explore Warhol's link.

It seems like Paint by Numbers pops up a lot in the artworld!

 

Andy Warhol also painted a series of paintings with numbered areas, playing on the paint by numbers theme.

Paint by numbers is a phenomenon noticed by Warhol early on, in its grip on the public.  He used it in his paintings, like he used other everyday articles, to shine a light on a phenomenon and to spark discussion  The concept unsurprisingly caught the attention of an icon of Pop Art, Andy Warhol who is known for his love of repetition.  He become a dedicated fan and collector of Paint-by-Number canvases.

 

Read the full article below:

https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/andy-warhol-paint-by-numbers-do-it-yourself-sailboat-museum-497072