Warhol Paints Elvis on the Silver Screen

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In this episode of Expert Voices, join Grégoire Billault in an exploration of Andy Warhol’s monumental Elvis 2 Times from the Collection of Mrs. John L. Marion. Executed in 1963, Elvis 2 Times captures the undisputed King of Rock and Roll with devastating intimacy and efficiency, rendered on a scale that is physically larger than life. As with Marilyn, Liz and Marlon Brando, Warhol instinctively understood Elvis as not only a celebrity, but a brand: an industrialized construct, designed for mass consumption not unlike a Coca-Cola bottle or Campbell's Soup Can, and exposed that brand as a precisely composed non-reality. Learn More: SUBSCRIBE:…​… FOR MORE NEWS FROM SOTHEBY’S
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