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The Prize

Portrait of Ingrid Bergman by Andy Warhol.

  • Year created: 183
  • High-resolution lithographs on heavy gloss Lenox Museum Board
  • 8" x 8" 
  • Limited edition of 200
  • Retail Value: $2,000
  • This item ships from the USA

Andy Warhol was an American artist known for leading the Pop-art movement, and he was renowned as one of the most influential figures in contemporary art. His works centered around the relationships between celebrity culture and commercialized goods. Some of his most famous works include Marilyn Diptych, Campbell’s Soup Cans, Eight Elvises, and many more.

Andy Warhol was enamored by women who were fierce yet retained their sensuality. This series is of Ingrid Bergman, an inspiring actress from the golden age of Hollywood and one of the most commemorated figures of American cinema. She returned home to Sweden in 1939 to film Only One Night and then again in 1940 to film June Night. Ingrid is best known for starring in the classic film Casablanca in 1942 and won three Oscars in her lifetime. Her beauty was unrivaled in the movie industry at that time, as she was soft yet determined in every role she played.


The Cause

The Help A Life Foundation was formed in 2007 with the goal of housing and educating adolescent orphaned girls and providing them with a secure and supportive environment. We currently house 52 girls in a building compound capable of accommodating 56 girls and managed with a local staff of nine. Four tutorial rooms are used daily with a staff of six tutors in a range of subjects from English to Biology. 44 girls have completed high school and are at different universities throughout Ethiopia with most studying to become doctors or engineers.

These girls are selected from the surrounding villages with the collaborative effort of the local community leaders where they are housed in a gated safe group home with all living necessities provided for.

In addition, life skills training is also provided to integrate them into society as productive citizens. We currently have three self-sustaining projects, where five of the girls are managing them full-time as their careers and will be paid an according salary that allows them to integrate back into society as a proven success of Project Blue.

Much of the success of this project is due to Help a Life working directly with the local government and businesses. All of the HALF staff on Project Blue in Debre Markos are Ethiopian, and decisions are made in tandem with the local government officials.

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