Andy Warhol Soup Cans in Brisbane

Queensland Art Gallery is promoting the Andy Warhol 300 piece retrospective exhibition with a TV advertisement appropriately set in a supermarket.

Banana in TV ad for Warhol exhibition

The spot opens with a banana (a reference to the 1967 Velvet Underground album) – in a shopping trolley. A man and woman meet in the soup aisle, taking in the qualities of the Campbells soup cans – a reference to 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1962. The super: “He saw art in everything”.

Campbell's Soup in TV ad for Warhol exhibition

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The Andy Warhol Soup Cans ad was developed at CHE Brisbane, with filming directed by David Barker via Taxi Film Productions, Brisbane. Post production was done at Cutting Edge.

Banana in TV ad for Warhol exhibition

The Andy Warhol exhibition opened at the Museum of Modern Art, Brisbane, on December 8 and runs through to March 30, 2008.