Pop art in the service of advertising

The Musée de l’Imprimerie et de la Communication graphique (Museum of Printing and Graphic Communication) welcomes the works of New-Yorker and iconic pop art figure, Andy Warhol, for a unique exhibition in Europe.

 Archives | Last updated date : 18/09/2018

Well-known for his series of colourful portraits of celebrities, such as Marylin Monroe, and famous paintings such as the Campbell’s Soup Cans, the artist often placed his art in the service of advertising. Thanks to the Quebec-based art collector Paul Maréchal and his impressive private collection, the exhibition offers a chance to discover numerous works intended to be ephemeral, ranging from packing paper, theatre programmes, posters, shopping bags, clothes and post cards – all exclusive creations made in limited series. An opportunity to become better acquainted with Warhol’s graphic world and leave the museum with plenty of new images in your mind.


Everything about Julie suggested that she might one day become Miss France. As the daughter and granddaughter of miners in the north of France, she is tall and fair, resolutely against any form of armed conflict and other injustices throughout the world, and looks divine when wearing a sash… But that was in theory. 

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