Definition of iconic? Andy Warhols portrait of Marilyn Monroe is the Mona Lisa of our age. Two of the world’s most well-known faces but also two people who still fascinate both historians and art audiences.
In 1967, Warhol established a print-publishing business, Factory Additions. Marilyn Monroe was the first work created. He used the same publicity still of the actress that he had previously used for dozens of paintings.