'Mickey Mouse' by Andy Warhol, 2019
Original pocket t-shirt (black) by Uniqlo.
100% Cotton with screen printed graphics.
Open Edition (Sold Out).
New (never worn) with original tags.
ABOUT THE ART
Pop culture meets Pop Art as UNIQLO commemorates 90 years of Disney’s "Mickey Mouse". A new collection celebrates the beloved icon with the work of legendary Pop Artist Andy Warhol. The exclusive designs are inspired by Warhol’s iconic portraits of Mickey Mouse created in 1981.
Mickey Mouse is part of Warhol’s 'Myths' portfolio, which also included characters such as Superman, Howdy Doody and Dracula. Mickey Mouse is a cartoon character that was created by illustrator Walt Disney in 1928.
In 1981, Andy Warhol strayed from his conventional work, which consisted mainly of portraying celebrities, and decided to create a portfolio of 10 screen prints of fictional characters, including the ultra-famous Mickey Mouse; the whole became known as the 'Myths' series. The subjects of these screen prints, most of which originating from old Hollywood movies and 1950’s and 60’s television shows.
Mickey Mouse undoubtedly stands out amongst the others as he continues to hold a special place in people’s hearts.