E.W. Kornfield (Switzerland)

E.W. Kornfield (Eberhard W. Kornfield) is a Swiss auctioneer, gallerist, and art dealer born in 1923. He is the owner of Galerie Kornfield, in Bern, Switzerland, a prominent Swiss auction house.  In 1962, E.W. Kornfeild published Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe (I Love your Kiss Forever Forever). The work reduces Marilyn Monroe to one of her most iconic features, her lips. This print was created in 1962 and is one of Warhol’s first depictions of Monroe. This print highlights Warhol’s interest in the commodification of celebrity, authorship, and mass media.