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CLIP 13813

Andy Warhol’s ‘Marilyn Diptych’

Andy Warhol’s ‘Marilyn Diptych’

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Key Info
  • Andy Warhol’s ‘Marilyn Diptych’
  • Duration: 06:08
  • A statue comes to life in a magical gallery and climbs into the painting 'Marilyn Diptych' by Andy Warhol. Inside the painting she explores Warhol's fascination with celebrity and the notion of celebrity as product. We explore techniques Warhol used to create his works, and his placement within the artistic world at the time of the painting and beyond. A mixture of live action, animation and elements of the painting brings the art to life and ends by encouraging viewers to question the nature of celebrity, and prompts a discussion of what each of us would be famous for. First broadcast in the Learning Zone on BBC2 in April 2012 as part of the series Your Paintings. Visit the Your Paintings website to explore the UK national collection of oil paintings:
  • Subject:

    Art and Design


    Famous Artists

  • Keywords: Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, pop art, celebrity, painting, product, screen printing, art history, fame, colour, YourPaintings
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be useful when illustrating the work of Andy Warhol or in a discussion about famous artists, art history or the pop art movement. To help raise questions about celebrity and popular culture.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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