Gallery 98

ART EPHEMERA 1960s – 1990s

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Memorial Mass for Andy Warhol Organized by Brigid Berlin, Postcard with Portrait by Christopher Makos, Card, Invitation and Envelope, 1989

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Memorial Mass for Andy Warhol, an invitation package created by Brigid Berlin, postcard portrait by Christopher Makos, card, invitation and envelope (addressed to John Lurie and Evan Lurie), 1989. Envelope size: 7.25 5.25 inches; invitation size: 7 x 5.25 inches; postcard size: 6 x 4.25 inches; card size: 4.75 x 3.25 inches

Over 2000 people crowded into St. Patrick’s Cathedral for a memorial mass honoring Warhol who had died the previous month.  Brigid Berlin prepared the memorial announcement with a postcard portrait of Warhol by Christopher Makos and a small insert.  The invitation comes with its original envelope addressed to “John and Evan Lurie c/o Edit DeAk.”

Postcard Front

Postcard Back

Invitation Card

Card

Envelope (addressed to John Lurie and Evan Lurie)

Back of Envelope