Carlo Ponti dreams of Sophia Loren
77.5 x 110cm
Spray paint stencil on black metal tray
Unique piece, signed on back with split baton
Pure Evil explains that a chance email from a Chinese “copy village” gave impetus to his “Nightmare Series.” The village offered, via email, a list of artists it could reproduce, including three Andy Warhol paintings. The idea of Warhol’s entire artistic output distilled right down to three small 64 x64 pixel thumbnails of Jackie Kennedy, Liz Taylor and an Electric Chair became the inspiration for these doomed celebrity portraits.