I love your kiss forever forever, 1969, Edition of 10

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ANDY WARHOL, I love your kiss forever forever, 1969
I love your kiss forever forever, 2015, Design by Calle Henzel
Edition of 10
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
Hand knotted rug
Wool & Silk

Since 2014, Henzel Studio has collaborated with The Warhol Foundation to seamlessly transform Warhol’s artworks into the finest handmade rugs. Currently, the collaboration consist of two collections. The first brings to light one of Warhol’s most obscure works, while paying homage to his most iconic and popular subject: Marilyn Monroe. To develop the first collection, Henzel Studio curator Joakim Andreasson began with a maquette created by Warhol for an unrealized artist book. The handmade draft consists of 38 octagonal pages, each one a die-cut detail from a 1967 print edition set depicting Marilyn Monroe, which includes 10 variations of the iconic star.

To expand on the maquette, the original Monroe portraits have been further deconstructed and appropriated by Calle Henzel, the founder of Henzel Studio. Henzel applied his signature design characteristic; freeform organic shapes, strategically placed holes, asymmetrical punk-like fringes and elaborate surface treatments. The “cherry on top” of this collection is a two-piece design of Monroe’s lips, extracted from a lithograph by Warhol printed as part of a publication called 1¢ Life in 1964.

79 x 138 ″