04 Jun Campbell Soup
Campbell Soup Company
6 x 6 x 12 cm
Place of Production
The Campbell Soup Company, also known as just Campbell’s, is an American producer of canned soups and related products that are sold in 120 countries around the world. It is headquartered in Camden, New Jersey.Campbell’s divides itself into three divisions: the “simple meals” division, which consists largely of soups that are either condensed or ready-to-serve; the “baked snacks” division, which includes Pepperidge Farm; and the “health beverage” division, which includes V8 juices.
Campbell’s Soup Cans, which is sometimes referred to as 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans, is a work of art produced between November 1961 and March or April 1962 by Andy Warhol. It consists of thirty-two canvases, each measuring 20 inches (51 cm) in height × 16 inches (41 cm) in width and each consisting of a painting of a Campbell’s Soup can—one of each of the canned soup varieties the company offered at the time. The individual paintings were produced by a printmaking method—the semi-mechanized screen printing process, using a non-painterly style. Campbell’s Soup Cans’ reliance on themes from popular culture helped to usher in pop art as a major art movement in the United States.