1928 - 1955 | I. MILLER FOR ANDY WARHOL

Although the I. Miller ad in TC21 is not by Warhol, the fact that he saved it in a Time Capsule indicates its significance to him. In 1955, Andy Warhol received one of the biggest breaks of his commercial career when he landed the I.Miller Shoe account and became the regular illustrator for their ads in the New York Times … 
Source: Warhol.org

1928 | I.Miller advertisement from Harper's Bazaar
Source: Warhol.org

Torn from a magazine and filed away in a Time Capsule, BUT before that the I.Miller shoe on the left made an appearance in the series "A La Recerche Du Shoe Perdu", a fact unnoticed even by the Warhol Museum. For now. It can also be seen as the Sza Sza Gabor shoe (with a few embellishments) from the Gold Slippers feature in LIFE magazine.


CA. 1955 | Andy Warhol
Shoe Bright, Shoe Light ... 
From: A La Recerche Du Shoe Perdu
Source: MoMA

ANDY WARHOL
POP-ARTISAN

I.MILLER DE LUXE SHOES
I N D E X


From: Warhol.org | Detail
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1957 | Andy Warhol | I. Miller shoe for Sza Sza Gabor
From: Crazy Golden Slippers | January 21, 1957 LIFE magazine
Source: LIFE magazine

CA. 1955 | Andy Warhol
offset lithograph and watercolor on paper 
Source: Christie's

This unique hand colored print was most likely a test for the cover of the portfolio inspired by Marcel Proust's famous memoir, Remembrance of Thing's Past. Warhol mixed and matched shoes from different eras for these works that served as promotional gifts for some of the leading figures of the fashion field ... 
Source: Christie's


 

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