The Ogunquit Museum owns several, which are on permanent view in the outdoor sculpture garden.
Langlais lived and worked in Cushing on a peninsula long associated with the Wyeths and their paintings.
A finished painting, “Moonlight Voyeur,” also from 2012, shows Warhol on the rocks at Monhegan, hands together looking out over the water and lit by moonbeams from above.
“He was a fascinating person, and very childlike,” Wyeth said of Warhol. He’s been enamored of Kent since and corresponded with him by letter just before he died, and soon after Wyeth purchased Kent’s house on Monhegan. government when his passport was revoked, winning the right to travel to the Soviet Union in 1958.
It’s a watercolor from 1972 and depicts one of the island’s most recognized homes, because of its location on the harbor near the ferry landing.
His work was the subject of a recent retrospective, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Warhol has been a recurring theme in Wyeth’s paintings since the ’70s.
The works chosen for the Ogunquit exhibition are loose portraits, mostly rough and unfinished, all from 2012.
Wyeth spent a lot of time with Warhol in the 1970s, and he kept a studio in Warhol’s Factory in New York.
The Factory was the name of Warhol’s studio complex, and the site of legendary drug and sex parties.