Where Warhol got the banana (maybe)

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Where Warhol got the banana (maybe)

Postby hkmartin » 15 Mar 2017 17:27

This showed up among the plethora of 50th anniversary articles. Pretty cool!

(jump to the image at the end of the article if you get impatient)


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Re: Where Warhol got the banana (maybe)

Postby iaredatsun » 21 Mar 2017 21:08

It is the same banana. Nice find (the article)!

Can we assume the ashtray pre-dates the design? Whichever, I would guess Warhol would have used a repro from a newspaper.

What the article does not mention is that the original idea for the cover was to use a plastic surgery photograph – a nose-job.
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