Andy Warhol
Brillo None

Artwork details

Artist
Andy Warhol 1928–1987
Title
Brillo
Date None
Medium Screenprinted poster on paper
Dimensions Support: 758 x 658 mm
frame: 826 x 726 x 38 mm
Collection
No information available
Reference
AR00417
Not on display
ARTIST ROOMS

Online caption

The British-born artist and curator John Coplans organised a retrospective of Warhol’s work at the Pasadena Art Museum in 1970. “The exhibition concentrates on the serial aspects of Warhol’s art…” and this poster advertising the exhibition is based on one of Warhol’s most recognisable ‘serials’ – his Brillo-Boxes. However the recognisable white, red and blue original colour scheme has been radically altered to green, blue and yellow. Warhol created his first box sculpture in 1962, producing a three-dimensional version of Campbell’s packaging before moving on to create Kellogg’s and Del Monte boxes. They were manufactured out of plywood before being screenprinted with each design. Specifically for the Pasadena exhibition one hundred extra Brillo-Boxes were created.

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