mmm.. soup..

..that’s 32 campbell soup cans for you..

Campbell’s Soup Cans, which is sometimes referred to as 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans, is a work of art produced in 1962 by Andy Warhol. It consists of thirty-two canvases, each measuring 20 inches (510 mm) in height × 16 inches (410 mm) in width and each consisting of a painting of a Campbell’s Soup can—one of each of the canned soup varieties the company offered at the time. The individual paintings were produced with a semi-mechanized silkscreen process, using a non-painterly style. Campbell’s Soup Cans’ reliance on themes from popular culture helped to usher in pop art as a major art movement in the USA. (more)

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24 replies on “mmm.. soup..”

Now that’s awsome…you caught the viewer at the right moment. The soup cans are iconic for Warhol. Who knew silk screens and a litle paint would do so much? 🙂 Suddenly, I’m a little hungry…

The girl makes the shot. His work may not be admired by all, but he was definitely a very influential artist who will be remembered along with the masters.

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