Marilyn Invitation, 1981
7 x 7 in. (17.78 x 17.78 cm.)
Unsigned, as issued
Castelli Graphics, New York, pub.; Colour Editions Inc., New York, prntr.
This Marilyn invitation is a miniature version of Andy Warhol's most famous image, his 1967 pink Marilyn Monroe, widely regarded as the quintessential Pop icon for both the artist and the entire Pop Art movement. This announcement was printed by Castelli Graphics in 1981 for a print retrospective exhibition at the Leo Castelli Gallery, New York. The legendary Leo Castelli Gallery is known for representing all of the important Pop artists including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, and of course Warhol. This print is unsigned, as issued. It measures 7 x 7 inches closed.