About the Artwork

Andy Warhol and Marilyn Monroe had a close relationship that was characterized by mutual admiration and creative collaboration. Warhol was an artist, and Monroe was one of the most famous actresses of her time. Warhol's fascination with Monroe began in the 1950s, when he saw her films and became entranced by her beauty and glamour. He created his first artwork of her in 1962, shortly after her death.

Warhol's Marilyn Monroe prints became instant icons of the 1960s art world and have since become some of the most valuable and recognizable works of art in history. They are considered a commentary on the cult of celebrity and the fleeting nature of fame. In many ways, Warhol's fascination with Monroe was symbolic of his larger fascination with the glamour and excess of Hollywood and the media.

Overall, Warhol and Monroe's relationship was marked by creative collaboration, with Warhol using Monroe as a muse for his art, and Monroe serving as a source of inspiration for Warhol's exploration of American culture and consumerism. Their relationship has become a legendary symbol of the intersection of art and celebrity culture in the 20th century.


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Size: 38" x 36"

Technique: Oil Paint on Canvas

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About the author

Bob Womack is best known for working with the famous artist Andy Warhols' apprentice Steve Kaufman. Bob has created thousands of original Pop Art paintings with Steven Kaufman in their famous Rawsak Studios located in Hollywood California.

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