One Hundred Soup Cans, 1962

 Like other questions about the artist,  just who suggested the subjects of his most famous works depends on whom one asks.

Art dealer and interior decorator Muriel Latow may have sold the idea of painting Campbell's soup cans to the artist for $50 in December of 1961.  However, Ultra Violet, an early Factory denizen, claims to have met Warhol at a luncheonette and, during their conversation, suggested that he paint the soup cans stacked behind the counter.

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