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Highlights of the collection include student works from Warhol's years at Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon University); commercial art and sketchbook drawings from his early years in New York City; masterpieces of Pop art, such as his portraits of Marilyn, Liz, Elvis, Campbell's Soup Cans, Brillo Boxes and Flowers, and Cow wallpaper and Silver Clouds; examples of great series, such as his paintings on the subject of Death in America, Maos, Skulls, and Rorshach; commissioned portraits and photographs from the 1970s and 80s; and monumental late works--including hand-painted representations of popular imagery, collaborations with the young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the Last Supper and Camouflage series. Punctuating this collection are Warhol's self-portraits from throughout his career.