EHC Fine Art: Essential Editions IV

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Andy Warhol, ‘Chanel No. 5 (set of 4)’, 1997, EHC Fine Art: Essential Editions IV

This beautiful set features a signature image for Andy Warhol in 4 different colorways. They combine luxury, commercial advertising, and a Pop Art aesthetic. These were released in 1997 as part of a special advertising campaign for Chanel with the permission of the Warhol Foundation. They were put up on the streets of Paris for a very limited time that year and these vintage French posters have been very desirable ever since.
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Signature: Plate signed

About Andy Warhol

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.

American, 1928-1987, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, based in New York, New York