This original poster was for the exhibition ‘Andy Warhol: Bilder 1961 bis 1981’
‘ at the Kestner Gesellschaft museum in Hannover, Germany,
which ran from October 23 to December 13, 1981.
It features the portrait of Greta Garbo as Mata Hari, an image based on a still from the 1931elaborate .
movie of the same name, with Garbo wearing elaborate earrings and a headdress.
The image was issued as one of the silkscreens in Warhol’s famous Myths Portfolio, one of his most sought after collections. U
Undoubtedly to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne of Warhol’s non-commissioned posters by Paul Marechal.
Image copyright © Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York