happy birthday andy warhol

This day in history, pop artist Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, PA. Many of Warhol’s works of art focused upon celebrity culture, as well as branding & advertising; some of his most famous imagery displayed Marilyn Monroe and Campbell’s Tomato Soup cans. The artist attracted hoards of fans, including musicians and activists like John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Photo courtesy of archivesofamericanart

Andy Warhol (1930-1987)
Torsos
two panels–ink panel: signed, inscribed and dated ‘1976 Andy Warhol to Bob Merry Christmas’ (on the overlap)
blue panel: signed, inscribed and dated 'to bob happy birthday Andy Warhol and Jed 1977’ (on the overlap)
synthetic polymer and silkscreen inks on canvas
each: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 28 cm.)
Painted in 1976-1977 (2)