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2. Andy Warhol created myriad screen-printed artworks that focused on food – his one “great extravagance” – and that appropriated imagery from popular advertising, many times repeating the imagery over and over.  Consider the context of the 1950s and 1960s when Warhol and Pop Art gained popularity.  Why did Warhol choose screen printing as his medium?  Why did he choose the foods he did? What do the foods he highlighted have in common?  What do the food he chose say about American culture? If you were creating an artwork of food, which one item would you choose and why?