Campbell's Soup Can on Shopping Bag
- Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987)
- Silkscreen print on white shopping bag with twine handles
- comp: 16-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. (41.9 x 24.1 cm); bag: 19-1/2 x 17 in. (49.5 x 43.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Mr. Irving Blum
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- © 2015 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Reproduction, including downloading of ARS works is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
The image of a Campbell’s soup can has become synonymous with Andy Warhol. In 1966, an exhibition dedicated to Warhol opened at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, and these screen-printed shopping bags were printed exclusively to commemorate the show. Campbell’s Soup Can on Shopping Bag does not appear on the ICA’s archived exhibition checklist, but it does appear in the catalogue raisonné for Warhol’s prints. The soup can that appears on this bag is similar to all the others Warhol had made before and those that came after. It is this imbrication of fine art and commerce that Warhol relished and employed in his work.
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