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A Program of Mexican Music LP Andy Warhol Record Cover

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Winning Bid: $50.00

Winning Bid: $50.00

Auction ends: February 8, 2020 11:50 PM
Timezone: America/Los_Angeles

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As a teenager, Warhol graduated from Schenley High School in 1945. Also as a teen, Warhol won a Scholastic Art and Writing Award. After graduating from high school, his intentions were to study art education at the University of Pittsburgh in the hope of becoming an art teacher, but his plans changed and he enrolled in the Carnegie Institute of Technology, now Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where he studied commercial art. During his time there, Warhol joined the campus Modern Dance Club and Beaux Arts Society. He also served as art director of the student art magazine, Cano, illustrating a cover in 1948 and a full-page interior illustration in 1949. These are believed to be his first two published artwork Warhol earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in pictorial design in 1949. Later that year, he moved to New York City and began a career in magazine illustration and advertising.

Presented is a Carlos Chavez A PROGRAM OF MEXICAN MUSIC (Columbia ML2080) 1949 10″ LP featuring Andy Warhol cover art. Original Columbia Records pressing. Performed by Mexican composer and conductor Carlos Chavez, conducting an orchestra of American & Mexican musicians & the chorus of the National Music League. Cover art by Andy Warhol–said to be his first In the 1950s with the rapid expansion of the record industry, RCA Records hired Warhol, along with another freelance artist, album cover commission.

 

 

 

 

 

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