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    Lenka Clayton: 1/57th of Andy Warhol

Art: Lenka Clayton's new project offers 1/57th of Andy Warhol

Posted by Maisie Skidmore,

Laughing playfully at those types who might purchase “a bit of Justin Timberlake’s old shoelace”, or “some loo roll that Britney Spears maybe blew her nose in one time” on eBay, Lenka Clayton’s lovely project 1/57th of Andy Warhol reexamines the confines of what makes art, and what makes an artist. To create the work, Lenka took a red button-down shirt which once belonged to Andy Warhol and carefully unpicked it into 57 pieces, which she then numbered, boxed and distributed with a certificate of authenticity. The result? A truly charming selection of dispersed fragments which are both tiny souvenirs of the famous Pop Artist, and works of art in their own right, too The dinner party conversation would be an added bonus: “What’s that hanging over my fireplace? Oh, that’s just 1/57th of Andy Warhol.” Perfect.

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Posted by Maisie Skidmore

Editorial Assistant Maisie joined It’s Nice That fresh out of university in the summer of 2013 and has stayed with us ever since. She has a particular interest in art, fashion and photography and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.