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Background: photograph of the actress Lili Taylor as Valerie Solanas superimposed over the head of Elvis Presley in the Andy Warhol 1963 painting "Triple Elvis". The Elvis prototype appears dressed like a cowboy in jeans, corduroy shirt, bandana necktie, and a holster at the hips, holding a gun and looking angrily and intently to the left of the viewer. Layered over this background is a strip of a repeating black-and-white photograph of Andy Warhol sitting with a woman in a restaurant, tinted bright red and bearing the inscription in white, "I SHOT ANDY WARHOL". In upper left is the inscription in red: "Du / hast / nur / eine / Chance / beruhmt / zu werden." Further inscription along bottom margin, horizontally, in red:"Lili Taylor Stephen Dorff Jared Harris", followed by credits in small blue type.

This is a poster from United States. It is dated 1996–97 and we acquired it in 2010. Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.

Its medium is

offset lithograph on wove paper

Its dimensions are

106.8 x 71.3 cm (42 1/16 x 28 1/16 in.)

This object was designed by Donald Moffett and Marlene McCarty and firm: Bureau

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