“Over dinner one night, Warhol tells Michel [Roux] that he’s enthralled by the artfulness of the Absolut bottle. He reminds him that while he doesn’t drink alcohol, he sometimes uses Absolut as a perfume… Warhol proposes painting his own interpretation of the Absolut Vodka bottle… When Warhol was finished, [Roux] loved it and thought it would make a great Absolut ad." (R. Lewis, Absolut Book: The Absolut Vodka Advertising Story, Vermont, 1996, p. 65)
USD 6,000 - 8,000
ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
two unique polaroid prints
each: 4¼ x 3 3/8 in. (10.8 x 8.6 cm.)
Executed in 1985.
There are minor processing issues in both images that are inherent to the medium. There is light surface soiling in the margins of both images.
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