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Andy Warhol

Brillo Soap Pads Box 1968/1990 Malmö Type, 1968/1990

Paint and silkscreen on wodden box.
17 1/2 × 17 2/5 × 14 3/10 in
44.4 × 44.2 × 36.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$125,000
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One of the 105 Brillo Boxes produced posthomously by Pontus Hulten allegedly with the verbal …

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One of the 105 Brillo Boxes produced posthomously by Pontus Hulten allegedly with the verbal agreement from Andy Warhol.
They caused quite a stir in 2007 and the AWAAB decided to down grade this box type. How ever in our opinion that will change in the future. Pontus Hulten has claimed to the day he died that he had an …

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Andy Warhol
American, 1928–1987
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Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical (re)production, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. As famous for his quips as for his art—he variously mused that “art is what you can get away with” and “everyone will be famous for 15 minutes”—Warhol drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter, creating works like his 32 Campbell's Soup Cans (1962), Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe, using the medium of silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. Known for his cultivation of celebrity, Factory studio (a radical social and creative melting pot), and avant-garde films like Chelsea Girls (1966), Warhol was also a mentor to artists like Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. His Pop sensibility is now standard practice, taken up by major contemporary artists Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons, among countless others.

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One of the 105 Brillo Boxes produced posthomously by Pontus Hulten allegedly with the verbal …

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One of the 105 Brillo Boxes produced posthomously by Pontus Hulten allegedly with the verbal agreement from Andy Warhol.
They caused quite a stir in 2007 and the AWAAB decided to down grade this box type. How ever in our opinion that will change in the future. Pontus Hulten has claimed to the day he died that he had an …

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Andy Warhol
American, 1928–1987
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Obsessed with celebrity, consumer culture, and mechanical (re)production, Pop artist Andy Warhol created some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. As famous for his quips as for his art—he variously mused that “art is what you can get away with” and “everyone will be famous for 15 minutes”—Warhol drew widely from popular culture and everyday subject matter, creating works like his 32 Campbell's Soup Cans (1962), Brillo pad box sculptures, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe, using the medium of silk-screen printmaking to achieve his characteristic hard edges and flat areas of color. Known for his cultivation of celebrity, Factory studio (a radical social and creative melting pot), and avant-garde films like Chelsea Girls (1966), Warhol was also a mentor to artists like Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. His Pop sensibility is now standard practice, taken up by major contemporary artists Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Jeff Koons, among countless others.

Andy Warhol

Brillo Soap Pads Box 1968/1990 Malmö Type, 1968/1990

Paint and silkscreen on wodden box.
17 1/2 × 17 2/5 × 14 3/10 in
44.4 × 44.2 × 36.2 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$125,000
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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