Celebrity Culture

LEFT: Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1967 US, screenprint. RIGHT: Torii Kiyonobu, The actor Ichikawa Danjuro II as Soga no Juro, 1733 Japan, handcolored woodblock print. Japanese artist Kiyonobu was known for depiction of famous people; mainly actors and geishas who rose to the status of celebrity in the 18th century Japanese society.

LEFT: Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1967 US, screenprint. RIGHT: Torii Kiyonobu, The actor Ichikawa Danjuro II as Soga no Juro, 1733 Japan, handcolored woodblock print. Japanese artist Kiyonobu was known for depiction of famous people; mainly actors and geishas who rose to the status of celebrity in the 18th century Japanese society.

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