Andy Warhol Celebrity Portraits

List of Celebrity Portraits:

Marilyn Monroe

Warhol paints Marilyn Monroe because she is the typical icon of the "glamorous women". Every female portrait he completed was in the same format which included emphasis on lipstick, eye shadow and frozen camera smile. He wanted to portray Marilyn as the comtemporary sex goddess , packaged for the public as a consumer item. Warhol uses a wide range of colors and off the registar printing to show variations on the image. Warhol could relate to Monroe's desperate try to rid herself of the vain, dumb blonde stereotype that she struggled with her entire life. Warhol too struggled with desperatly tying to be taken seriously.

Elvis portrait
Mick Jagger portrait
Jackie O portrait
Jimmy Carter portrait
Liz Taylor portrait
JFK portrait
Moa Tse Tung portrait
Queen Elizabeth
Mickey Mouse&Superman portraits
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