"WHY DON’T YOU MAKE THEM THERE?"The true story of the so-called Andy Warhol Brillo Box Scandal. Book in preparation.
MultiplesInc Projects has the largest privately owned collection of Andy Warhol 1968 and 1968/1990 Brillo Boxes.
Following boxes are in our collection.
1. Andy Warhol "Brillo Soap Pads Box" 1968. Stockholm Type. Signed A.W. This box is the very same box that is described and depicted in Moderna Museets report to The Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board, dated november 2007. Link to report later in this article. This box was Authenticated by Richard Polsky Art Authentication in July 2018. And added to the Catalogue Raisonne Addendum. Link here:
2. Andy Warhol "Brillo Soap Pads Box" 1968/1990. Malmö Type. Provenance: Private Collection Southern Sweden.
3. Andy Warhol "Brillo Soap Pads Box" 1968/1990. Malmö Type. Provenance. Collection of Pontus Hulten. Christies London. Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale. February 9 2006. Lot 104. 2 full pages in the catalogue. Sold for 1.6 Million SEK. (100.000 GBP plus fees)
4. Andy Warhol "Brillo Soap Pads Box" 1968/1990. Malmö Type. Provenance. Collection of Pontus Hulten. Christies London. Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session. February 9, 2007. Lot 228. Full page in the catalogue. Sold for 80.000 GBP plus fees.
5 + 6. Andy Warhol "Brillo Soab Pads Box" 1968/1990 Malmö types. Provenance: "Reklamteknik" the print shop that screened the boxes in 1990.
Latest exhibitions including Malmö Type boxes:
Transmitting Andy Warhol. Tate Liverpool 2015. 3 boxes Malmö Type 1990 exhibited.
Exhibition Museu Coleção Berardo in Lissbon 2014. 11 boxes Malmö Type 1990 exhibited.
Two of our three Malmö types sold on auction in 2006 and 2007 - Christies London.