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Time Capsule 21:
Artwork

Time Capsule 21 is striking in the large amount of Andy Warhol’s art and source material it contains from the 1950s and 1960s. There are three hand-colored prints of shoes from his self-published promotional portfolio titled A la Recherche du Shoe Perdue. There are also 204 individual photobooth strips, magazines, and several album covers created by Andy Warhol. Source material for Warhol’s art includes: photographs of Yoyo Bischofberger, Ethel Scull, actor Tom Courtenay, filmmakers Marie Menken and Willard Maas; a paint-by-number still life of a violin and apples; and the original newspaper headline for his artwork 129 Die in Jet!

It was Henry who gave me the idea to start the Death and Disaster series. We were having lunch one day in summer… and he laid the Daily News out on the table. The headline was ‘129 DIE IN JET!’ And that’s what started me on the death series, the Car Crashes, the disasters, the Electric Chairs.

Andy Warhol, Pat Hackett, POPism: The Warhol '60s, 1990

When I did my self-portrait, I left all the pimples out because you always should. Pimples are a temporary condition and they don’t have anything to do with what you really look like. Always omit the blemishes—they’re not part of the good picture you want.

Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again), 1975

Screen Test: Ethel Scull [ST303] (1964)

Andy Warhol
Screen Test: Ethel Scull [ST303] (1964)
16mm film, black and white, silent, 4 minutes at 16 frames per second
Gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., 1997
©2019 The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, a museum of Carnegie Institute. All rights reserved. Reproduction or downloading is prohibited.

Factory Diary: Andy Paints Mao, December 7, 1972

Andy Warhol
Factory Diary: Andy Paints Mao,(/em> December 7, 1972
½” reel-to-reel videotape, black and white, sound, 32 minutes, camera by Michael Netter
With Andy Warhol, Jed Johnson.
Gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., 1997
©2019 The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, a museum of Carnegie Institute. All rights reserved. Reproduction or downloading is prohibited.