Andy Photographed Muhammed Ali in 1977, and this was part of his “Athletes” series. The other althletes included: O.J. Simpson, Dorothy Hamill, Pele, Jack Nicklaus,Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Rod Gilbert, Willie Shoemaker, Chris Evert and Tom Seaver.
Warhol was a practicing Byzantine (Eastern) Catholic. He regularly volunteered at homeless shelters in New York, particularly during the busier times of the year, and described himself as a religious person.
The Artists Rights Society is the U.S. copyright representative for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for all Warhol works with the exception of Warhol film stills.
The U.S. copyright representative for Warhol film stills is the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has agreements in place for its image archive. All digital images of Warhol are exclusively managed by Corbis, while all transparency images of Warhol are managed by Art Resource
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