Topic: Andy Warhol

How Blending Art and Commerce Drove Absolut Vodka’s Legendary Campaigns

Messages inspired by a bottle

Legend has it that sometime in the mid-'80s, Andy Warhol fell in love amid the pulsing lights and throbbing beats at ultra-chic New York disco Studio 54. Gazing across the…

What Will the 'Slow TV' Phenomenon Look Like If It Comes to the U.S.?

Uninterrupted footage of a chair being assembled? Sold!

A rather strange programming phenomenon is sweeping Europe: slow TV, which bypasses quick edits and montages in favor of leisurely paced windows into the world. The biggest splash has been made…

How Campbell’s Tomato Soup Became a Legend in a Can

Warhol painted it, and 2 billion of us still eat it

Next time you open a can of Campbell’s—and, each year, over 2 billion of us do—say “Bon appétit” (yes, instead of “Mmm mmm good,” which is trademarked). After all, it…

Absolut’s Iconic Bottle Is Its Ticket to Younger Consumers

Staying competitive in a market flooded with new spirits

It started with the Andy Warhol-designed bottle in 1986. Over the years, Absolut Vodka’s squat, glass-printed bottle has been the palette of its artistic ambitions and highbrow marketing. Now, Anna…

Perspective: Taking It Off the Chin

Ads for electric shavers used to be long, technical treatises. Then came manscaping

The practice of men shaving hair off their faces became de rigueur grooming starting with Alexander the Great—or so many historians agree. Those who don’t can at least agree on…