Andy Warhol established himself as a Pop artist with paintings of repeated images of everyday consumer objects such as soup cans as well as celebrities. In 1964, he began a series of paintings entitled Flowers. A photograph of a species of Hibiscus published in Modern Photography, was his original source. After a brief discussion of the purported identity of Warhol’s Hibiscus, emphasis will focus on the great diversity in this well-known genus.
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