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Chelsea Girls

Chelsea Girls by Alan Aldridge
Artist
Medium
Movement
Year
2014
Edition
PP
Printed image size
101.6cm x 76.2cm
Condition
excellent
Signed
signed

Medium: Hand signed, limited edition gicleé on paper

Good To Know: Unframed, professionally packed, stored flat in humidity controlled art storage facility, condition report available upon request

Arty-Fact: From the inventive mind of designer Alan Aldridge, came the original film poster from Andy Warhol’s experimental film Chelsea Girls. It was first created for a special screening at the Arts Laboratory on 182 Drury Lane, London.

The provocative image echoes the narrative and tone of the film itself, one that follows the women of Warhol’s circle in and around the infamous Chelsea Hotel. The poster won Aldridge a Silver Award from the Design and Art Directors Club – and a warrant of arrest for pornography charges. He went into hiding for a few days until his lawyer got the charges dropped.

Warhol was extremely happy with the design and commented that he “wished the movie was as good as the poster”.

Source: NME

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