Warhol, Andy In the 1970s Warhol secured a number of major print commissions from publishers outside the United States including in 1975 Mick Jagger, a portfolio of, [cat. raisonne/Foundation accession #11.138-147]. At this time Warhol develops a technique in which he used blocks of colored graphic art paper with the halftone and/or drawing line. This collage like effect appears on the Mick Jagger portfolio and continues throughout his career. In the Mick Jagger portfolio, he portrays one subject in ten different poses rather than a single frontal portrait in different color combinations, as he had done in Marilyn, 1967 and Mao, 1972. Since Warhol took the photo of Mick Jagger himself, he had many examples from which to select and was not dependent upon stock photographs such as those used in Marilyn and Mao. In a departure from his portraits based on appropriated images, made "public" by virtue of their appearance in the media, Warhol now began using images he had taken himself. Warhol later made paintings of the subject based on the prints.
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