Candied Marilyn
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Orange Marilyns

Warhol started a series of works of Marilyn Monroe shortly after her death in 1962, based on a publicity photo of Monroe, from her 1953 film Niagara.

Orange Marilyn, Andy Warhol (1964)

 “I guess it was the big plane crash picture, the front page of a newspaper: 129 DIE. I was also painting the Marilyns. I realized that everything I was doing must have been Death.” 

Andy Warhol

In this series, I seeded the system with the same appropriated image as Warhol and explored hundreds of AI-assisted visual permutations of the iconic image.

I like to think Warhol would be a fan of generative art: the curation and exploration of ideaspace, the infinite variation, the gentle coaxing of parameters towards beauty…

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