CJ Hendry has cancelled the sales of her Andy Warhol Polaroid t-shirts. The site reads: “Pissed off too many people. Sale is cancelled. My bad.” Even though she sketched the Polaroids, it wouldn’t be surprising if someone from Warhol’s estate sent a copyright-related cease and desist letter.
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Brooklyn-based artist CJ Hendry’s latest project is a study of six of Andy Warhol’s famed Polaroid images, including Jean Michael Basquiat, Grace Jones and Muhammad Ali, among others.
On Instagram, Hendry’s described her obsessive hyper-real methodology for the effort, “I made a drawing, then crumpled my drawing and then re-drew it.”
Hendry is offering up a t-shirt capsule featuring each of the six images. Limited to a run of 100 t-shirts per design, all will be numbered 1/100-100/100. Made in the United States, t-shirts are sized S-XXL.
whose drawings of Andy Warhol’s iconic polaroids became instant collectibles, as the first attempt at portraiture by the Brooklyn based artist. Using t-shirts as a canvas the Warhol tees are made of heavyweight, US grown cotton with vinyl prints comprising of editions of 100 for each one of the 6 portraits. All signed and numbered by Hendry, the
Priced at $125, each shirt will be packaged in a half-gallon custom Campbell Soup can and will be sold on cjhendry.live on September 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST.
Check out the t-shirts below.