You’ve seen Andy Warhol’s famous Campbell’s Soup cans. But you’ve probably never seen them like this.
That’s because, until Thursday, Warhol’s pixelated “computer art” had been lost to time — saved on obsolete Amiga floppy disks from 1985 and forgotten in the Andy Warhol Museum’s archives in Pittsburgh, where they were only recently rediscovered. The pieces, which include a version of Warhol’s iconic Campbell’s Soup can, a portrait of singer Debbie Harry and a pixelated take on Botticelli’s Venus, were commissioned by the long-defunct PC company Commodore International to show off the “graphic art capabilities” of its Amiga computer.
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