Spotlight Artist: Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987) - Pop Art

Campbell's Soup Cans 1962 Synthetic polymer paint on thirty-two canvases Each canvas 20 x 16" (50.8 x 40.6 cm). Overall installation with 3" between each panel is 97" high x 163" wide Museum of Modern Art, New York (incl. link to brief but helpful audio) Art Code: "Only appropriate when it's appropriate." Synopsis When Warhol first exhibited Campbell’s Soup Cans, in 1962, each of the thirty-two canvases rested on a shelf mounted on the wall, like groceries in a store. The number of paintings corresponds to the varieties of soup then sold by the Campbell Soup Company. Warhol assigned a different soup variety to each, checking them off on a product list supplied by Campbell once their “por

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