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from The LA Weekly

Campbell’s to Pay Homage to Warhol’s Soup Can Art at Target in September

By Andrew Simmons


In the early 1960s, Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s soup can paintings were a spectacularly ordinary counterpoint to any number of lush, sophisticated still-lifes of bowls of laboriously arranged fruit. Warhol wasn’t about commentary. He was genuinely enamored of the commonplace and ubiquitous. And he actually did enjoy Campbell’s, having once claimed in an interview to have consumed a can for lunch every day for 20 years.

How fitting then that to commemorate the 50-year-anniversary of Warhol’s soup triumph, Campbell’s is releasing — for the month of September — limited edition soup cans inspired by Warhol’s creations.

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Posted on September 9, 2012 by Editor

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