"Pietro Psaier" Chronology
JANUARY 25, 2006: BONHAMS SELLS/OFFERS PSAIERS.
Works allegedly by Psaier were sold/offered at Bonhams (Knightsbridge), Pictures & Frames - to sell without reserve sale (Sale no. 13534) as partially described below:
Lot No: 630/Pietro Psaier (Italian, b.1939)/Money signed and dated '73, numbered 5/25 and stamped with Pietro Psaier stamp, bears 'Factory Additions' stamp and bears 'Andy Warhol' signature; signed and dated '73 and bears 'Andy Warhol' signature on board verso; silkscreen on paper laid to board/Sold for £84 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 631/Pietro Psaier (Italian, b.1939)/Marihuana/signed and dated '72, P. Psaier stamp; acrylic and silkscreen on canvas/Sold for £120 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 632/After Pietro Psaier/Greenwich Village Appeal Poster bears ' Andy Warhol' signature; dated '63 and inscribed 'Master Proof', 'Greenwich Village Appeal Poster Banned Edition' on canvas verso; acrylic and silkscreen on canvas/Sold for £66 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 704/Attributed to Pietro Psaier/Untitled/bears 'Andy Warhol' signature and numbered 5/50 in crayon, bears 'Factory Additions' stamp, silkscreen and pencil/Sold for £408 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 705/Attributed to Pietro Psaier/Torso's and Bodyparts/bears 'Andy Warhol' signature in pencil, inscribed 'SK' in pencil and bears 'Factory Additions' stamp inscribing 9/50; silkscreen/Sold for £192 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 706/Attributed to Pietro Psaier/Marilyn Monroe and Andy Warhol/bears 'Andy Warhol' signature, bears 'Factory Additions' stamp and numbered 23/50; oil and silkscreen on linen laid to board/Sold for £552 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 707/Attributed to Pietro Psaier/ Don King, Lord of the Ring/mixed media and silkscreen on paper laid to board/unframed/Sold for £36 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 708/Pietro Psaier (Italian, b.1939)/ Bettie Page Miami Beach!/signed and dated 1977/P.Psaier stamp; certificate/verso stampedand signed/ oil, ink and silkscreen on canvas board/ Sold for £84 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 709/Attributed to Pietro Psaier/Warhol Basquiat Poster/bears 'Andy Warhol' signature and dated '85, acrylic and silkscreen on linen/Sold for £264 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
Lot No: 710/ Attributed to Pietro Psaier/Hot Tip! Big Bucks/bearing 'Andy Warhol' signature, mixed media and silkscreen on board, from an edition of 100/Sold for £240 inclusive of Buyer's Premium
MAY 24, 2006: A PSAIER OFFERED IN BONHAMS (KNIGHTSBRIDGE) ROCK AND ROLL AND FILM MEMORABILIA SALE.
Lot No: 560/Pietro Psaier: 'Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds' 1977/mixed media print, signed, inscribed and dated, the reverse also inscribed and signed by the artist, Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds concept proof in the series Beatles Rock N Roll Circus - commission by Studio Psaier 1977 Edition Hard Rock Cafe Isaac Tygrett Private VIP Not for public sale One of Ten - General issue Arches Handmade paper 1000 in edition This is a proof from first state, and with certificate/Estimate: £200 - 300
OCTOBER 5 - NOVEMBER 5, 2006: ANDY WARHOL & PIETRO PSAIER: THE FACTORY AT SALA MUNICIPAL DE EXPOSICIONES DEL MUSEO DE PASIÓN IN VALLADOLID, SPAIN.
The exhibition included numerous works alleged to be collaborations between Psaier and Warhol, including the painting pictured above - Multi RIP Chair. It also included an electric chair pictured above.
(Alleged collaborations in bold)
La Silla Eléctrica -A. Warhol & Psaier- Hierro y Acero. 168 x 90 x 74
Prison -Andy Warhol- Seri / L. 74 x 58,5
Shocking Art -Pietro Psaier- 1989 Seri / L. 78 x 59
Multi-electric Chair -Pietro Psaier- Seri / L 4/10. 115 x 83
Shocker 1972 -Pietro Psaier- Seri+Ol / L. 101,5 x 76
Multi RIP Chair -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1977 Seri / P. 100 x 72
Grand Paintings -A. Warhol & Psaier- Seri / P 2/50. 90 x 60
Andy Warhol -Andy Warhol- Seri+Ol / L. 92 x 61,5
Atomic café. Superman -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1977. Seri / P.100 x 72
Double Chris Makos ... -Pietro Psaier- Seri / P. 62 x 41,5
Double Nico (Damaged Lives) -Andy Warhol- Seri /P 7/20, 80 x 54
Polk´s Milk always ahead -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1968. Seri+Ol/Carton. 62 x 51
The mirrow has two faces -Andy Warhol- Seri+Liquit/ L 5/25. 47x75
Death of an all american icon –Andy Warhol- Seri / P 7/20. 74x40,5
Fuck it if you can´t take a joke -Andy Warhol- Seri/P 6/50. 73x 40,5
Marilyn and Pepsi -Pietro Psaier- Seri O / L 10/20. 152 x 122
Mick Jagger –Andy Warhol & Mick Jagger- Seri / P. 110,5 x 73,5
Rolling Stone Some girls -Pietro Psaier- Seri O /L P.A 140 x 110
Jimi Hendrix -Pietro Psaier-1970 . Seri / P 8/50. 91 x 61
My Way -Pietro Psaier- Seri / P 14/50. 60 x 81
Beatles -Pietro Psaier- Seri / P. 73 x 48
Sex Pistols -Pietro Psaier- 1977. T / M. 75 x 60
Pow Warhol & Basquiat -A. Warhol & Psaier- Seri / P 20/50. 90 x 60
War is Over -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1969. Seri / L. 76 x 61
Marilyn 12 fotogramas -Pietro Psaier- Serigrafía. Lienzo 130 x 100
Delux Alí -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1980. Seri / P 5/20. 60 x 91
Phone Jayne Mansfield -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1985. Seri / P. 90 x 61
Double Prince -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1983. Seri / P 16/40. 60 x 91
9 ANDY WARHOL´S PIE -A. Warhol & Psaier- 1983 coolg/mixta/seri.115 X 81
Serie Ladies & Gentleman -Andy Warhol- Serigrafía / papel, 94/175. 109 x 73
Serie Ladies & Gentleman -Andy Warhol- Serigrafía / papel, 94/176. 110 x 73
Young die young -A. Warhol & Psaier- Collage 120 x 97
Private Jean Michel -Andy Warhol- Seri / P 6/25 . 62 x 47
How babies are made USA -Warhol & Psaier-1977. Seri O/L.101x 76
Angel´s rest part 1&2 1971 -Pietro Psaier- Acri/L. 30 x 45
Campbell 's green pea soup -Andy Warhol- Serig / papel. 87 x 57,5
Altered image -Chris Makos- 1981. Fotografía. 35,5 x 27,5
Altered image -Chris Makos- 1981. Fotografía. 28,5 x 2,05
On 17th street in NYC -Chris Makos- 1981. Fotografía. 15,5 x 10,5
The King, being crowned at Regine's -Chris Makos- 1982. Fotografía. 18,5x28,5
Training with Lydia at The Factory -Chris Makos- 1982. Foto 20x28
MAO -A.Warhol- 1974, serigrafía/papel de empapelar
FLOWERS -A.Warhol- 1970, serigrafía/papel
RED LENIN -A.Warhol- 1987, serigrafía/papel
MARILYN MONROE –MARILYN- A.Warhol- 1967. serigrf/papel
(seis piezas distintas) 101x76
See also: http://www.nortecastilla.es/20061005/valladolid/valladolid-acoge-muestra-andy_200610051719.html.
OCTOBER 18, 2006: A PSAIER OFFERED IN SPORTING MEMORABILIA SALE AT BONHAMS (CHESTER).
Lot No: 445/ Lithograph of 1966 team group, Pietro Psaier Jules Rimet Cup 1966. A silkscreen print proof deluxe edition, approved by the FIFA for football monthly and featuring the England World Cup winning team. Framed and glazed/Estimate: £450 - 500
OCTOBER 19, 2006: PSAIER INCLUDED IN "ARTISTIC INTEGRITY" SALE
The sale was announced on "The Art of Brian Jones" web page at: http://www.artofbrianjones.com/wordpages/news.html as follows:
Sheridans Solicitors and Eddie Lock present
‘Artistic Integrity’ for one night only on Thursday
19th October 2006. A selection of fine works made
available from the most prolific, cutting edge and
controversial artists of our generation including: Jamie
Reid, James Cauty, Banksy, Brian Jones, Eelus, AndyWarhol, Pietro Psaier and Edward The..."
DECEMBER 2006: JOHN NICHOLSONS AUCTIONEERS SELLS PSAIER'S "THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST"
According to Nicholson's current press release (for the September auction), "The series of sixteen oil on canvas are the last known works to have been created by the artist and were sold by John Nicholson Auctioneers in December 2006."
[Note January 8, 2011: On August 22, 2008 I emailed the pastor of Our Lady of Malibu church where NIcholson claimed The Passion of the Christ had been exhibited and received this response:
"I have been Pastor of Our Lady of Malibu church for the past twelve years and I have no recollection of any such exhibition or request.
Fr. Bill Kerze"]
MARCH 7 - MAY 20, 2007: PIETRO PSAIER INCLUDED IN POP ART EXHIBITION AT THE VALENCIAN INSTITUTE OF MODERN ART IN SPAIN.
Psaier's work was included in the El Pop en la Coleccion Grafica del MBA exhibition at the Instiut d'Art Modern (IVAM), curated by Adriana Suarez.
Work by "Pietro Psaier" was also included in a Pop exhibition
at the Institut d'Art Modern in Valencia above
From the press release for the exhibition:
"Pietro Psaier. He studied sports car design for Enzo Ferrari. Between 1958 and 1962 he studied at the Centro Cultural Italiano in Madrid, where he met Millares, Saura and Tapies. Later, on a trip to New York, he met Warhol, and started to collaborate with him and explore the language of Pop Art. He died in the tsunami in 2004."
MARCH 9, 2007: "STUDIO PSAIER" IS INCORPORATED IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Studio Psaier was incorporated by "Peter Psaier" as detailed below - see http://kepler.sos.ca.gov/corpdata/ShowAllList?QueryCorpNumber=C2914373.
[Note January 8, 2011: The registration details can now be found at: http://kepler.sos.ca.gov/cbs.aspx] Once you get to that page, click on "Corporation Name" and enter "Studio Psaier."
MARCH 12 - 25, 2007: WORK BY PIETRO PSAIER INCLUDED IN EXHIBITION AT ARTSPACE GALLERIES, MAYFAIR, LONDON
JNewman is representing a vast number of private clients internationally, amongst others collection of POP ART by Pietro Psaier, Lover of Andy Warhol, with some real eye catching works.
MAY 3 - JUNE 30, 2007: ANDY WARHOL AND PIETRO PSAIER EXHIBITION IN VIGO SPAIN.
The exhibition "The Factory: Andy Warhol y Pietro Psaier" took place at El Museo Verbum.
For photos by Javier Albertos of the Psaier y Warhol exhibition at El Museo Verbum
MAY 17, 2007: ALLEGED ANDY WARHOL/PIETRO PSAIER COLLABORATION IS OFFERED BY BLINDARTE IN NAPLES.
It is unclear whether Blindarte offered one or more works by Psaier at this auction. The work is described on Artnet as:
Artist Pietro Psaier/ Title Senza titolo (collab. w/ Andy Warhol)/Medium color silkscreen on canvas/ Size 47.2 x 49.2 in. / 120 x 125 cm./Year 1972 -/ Misc. Signed/ Sale Of Blindarte: Thursday, May 17, 2007/ [Lot 180]/Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
(From Artnet.com past auction results)
The website for Blindarte is http://www.blindarte.it.
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