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Marilyn Monroe (FS II.29), 1967
Screenprint on Paper
36 × 36 in
91.4 × 91.4 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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Revolver Gallery
Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe 29 is one in a series of ten screenprints that makes up one of …

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Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe 29 is one in a series of ten screenprints that makes up one of Warhol’s most recognized portfolios. Fascinated by the shine and shimmer of fame, Warhol used Marilyn Monroe as one of his earliest muses. He recognized how famous she was as an actress, but was interested in how her fame grew …

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Series
After the the success of the Campbell’s Soup series in the early 1960s, Warhol began creating screenprints of movie star portraits including Elvis Presley and Elizabeth Taylor. In addition, Warhol expanded into the realm of performance art with a traveling multimedia show between 1966 and 1967, called The Exploding Plastic Inevitable, which featured the rock band, The Velvet Underground. Andy Warhol also worked with his Superstar performers and various other people to create hundreds of films between 1963 and 1968. These films were scripted and improvised, ranging from conceptual experiments and simple narratives to short portraits and sexploitation features. His works include Empire (1964), The Chelsea Girls (1966), and The Screen Tests (1964-66).
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Signed in pencil and numbered with a rubber stamp on verso.
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About the work
Revolver Gallery
Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe 29 is one in a series of ten screenprints that makes up one of …

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Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe 29 is one in a series of ten screenprints that makes up one of Warhol’s most recognized portfolios. Fascinated by the shine and shimmer of fame, Warhol used Marilyn Monroe as one of his earliest muses. He recognized how famous she was as an actress, but was interested in how her fame grew …

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Series
After the the success of the Campbell’s Soup series in the early 1960s, Warhol began creating screenprints of movie star portraits including Elvis Presley and Elizabeth Taylor. In addition, Warhol expanded into the realm of performance art with a traveling multimedia show between 1966 and 1967, called The Exploding Plastic Inevitable, which featured the rock band, The Velvet Underground. Andy Warhol also worked with his Superstar performers and various other people to create hundreds of films between 1963 and 1968. These films were scripted and improvised, ranging from conceptual experiments and simple narratives to short portraits and sexploitation features. His works include Empire (1964), The Chelsea Girls (1966), and The Screen Tests (1964-66).
Signature
Signed in pencil and numbered with a rubber stamp on verso.
Marilyn Monroe (FS II.29), 1967
Screenprint on Paper
36 × 36 in
91.4 × 91.4 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Los Angeles, Santa Monica
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