Artwork Type: Photographs
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Dimensions: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.32 cm)
Accession #: 20082111
Credit: Collection of University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York on behalf of The University at Albany Foundation
of © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
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Andy Warhol (1928–1987, American) pioneered the development of the screenprinting process by enlarging and transferring photographic images onto paper and canvas. The technique enabled the artist to create his iconic works that integrated mass-media images of Campbell’s Soup cans and faces of politicians and celebrities—many of whom he photographed himself. The screenprints of Queen Ntombi Twala and the actress Ingrid Bergman exemplify his bold, close-up portraits that are particularly representative of Warhol’s fixation with powerful and famous women.
–Affinities and Outliers: Highlights from the University at Albany Fine Art Collections
–Andy Warhol: Portraits from the Warhol Photographic Legacy Program
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