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Greetings from Andy (Warhol): Christmas at Tiffany's
     

Greetings from Andy (Warhol): Christmas at Tiffany's

by John Loring, Andy Warhol
 
Before achieving fame and glory as a leading Pop artist, Andy Warhol was a successful commercial artist who contributed illustrations to women's magazines and designed windows and promotional materials for department stores. Among his clients was Tiffany & Co., for whom he created a series of designs for holiday greeting cards. The whimsical drawings and paintings he

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Before achieving fame and glory as a leading Pop artist, Andy Warhol was a successful commercial artist who contributed illustrations to women's magazines and designed windows and promotional materials for department stores. Among his clients was Tiffany & Co., for whom he created a series of designs for holiday greeting cards. The whimsical drawings and paintings he produced for Tiffany's Christmas cards are the subject of this charming gift book.

Exuberant cherubs and acrobats, a reindeer snacking on watermelon, a playful monkey dangling an ornament from its tail, a gold-embossed Nativity, a high-heeled red ankle boot stuffed with holly, and Santa's sleigh packed with presents are among the 50 black-and-white and color illustrations featured here. In his preface, John Loring, Tiffany's design director, recounts the artist's working relationship with the famed luxury retailer through entertaining anecdotes and quotes from those who knew Warhol. Andy's own bon mots about Christmas, sprinkled throughout the book, add to the appeal of this sweetly irreverent confection.

Author Bio: John Loring, Tiffany's design director for the past 25 years, is the author of this season's Greetings from Andy: Christmas at Tiffany's and seven previous Abrams books, including Tiffany in Fashion, Tiffany Flora & Fauna, Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co. , and Tiffany's 20th Century. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810949621
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
SLIPCASE
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.87(d)

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