Photo de Film (Grimace)
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London 2015

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Photo de Film (Grimace) 1962 - 1967

Not on display

  • Artist Rooms
Grimace’ was the first film by Icelandic artist Erró. Produced over several years between 1962 and 1967, it shows the faces of over a hundred artists, gallery owners and critics grimacing to his camera. Testimony to the astute networking of the artist following his first trip to New York, the film includes the likes of Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Alexandre Iolas and, of course, Andy Warhol. The Pop Art scene that prevailed in New York at the time had a profound impact on the young artist and influenced his work a great deal since.


  • Acc. No. AR00413
  • Medium Lithograph on paper
  • Size 94.50 x 63.00 cm (framed: 103.00 x 71.00 x 3.80 cm)
  • Credit ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008