Campbells Soup Cans sometimes referred to as 32 Campbells Soup Cans is a work of art produced between November 1961 and March or April 1962 by American artist Andy WarholIt consists of thirty-two canvases each measuring 20 inches 51 cm in height 16 inches 41 cm in width and each consisting of a painting of a Campbells Soup canone of each of the canned soup varieties the.
Warhols Campbells Soup works are not only important for their position in the development of American Pop Art and their place in the timeline of Warhols career they were also remarkably prescient of the fascination with brands that still pervades this period of late capitalism and for that they remain striking not just in their aesthetics but their continued relevance.
On July 9 1962 a little-known artist by the name of Andy Warhol had his first solo art openingThe show was at the Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles and it featured paintings that drew both marvel and ridicule Campbells soup cansEach of the 32 paintings in the collection captured a single can of the companys 32 varieties from Asparagus to Scotch Broth.
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Arguably the most famous work by Andy Warhol the artists iconic Campbells Soup I complete series was first printed in 1968.
How Andy Warhol Came to Paint Campbells Soup Cans He was talented and prosperous but the young visionary worried the art world had left him behind.
As a brief background to Warhols idea about the painting He mentioned that he sent Julia to the supermarket to buy every variety of Campbells soup she could find.
To celebrate the day of Andy Warhols birth he was born this day in 1928 we thought it would be an opportune moment to look back at the story behind one of his most iconic works 32 Campbells Soup Cans from 1962.