Andy Warhol, The Bazaar Years / 1951-1964
Step inside Andy’s world with Harper’s street exhibit.
By Beatriz Juarez During the 1950s, Andy Warhol became one of New York’s most successful and prolific illustrators for magazine, advertising and books. One of his most prestigious and fruitful collaborations was for Harper’s Bazaar. The magazine’s art directors turned to him with increasing regularity as the decade progressed. While very few Warhol’s original illustrations featured in the magazine exist, this exhibit presents some of his finest contributions to the magazine, reproduced as they were originally published. These page reveal his artistic aspirations and aesthetic directions that would lead him to international fame as the Prince of pop for the next three decades.
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