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Legendary pop artist Andy Warhol had featured a Jersey milk cow in his famous Cow Wallpaper designs from the 1960s and ’70s, but he got up close with the real thing at Colorado State University in September 1981, when he visited campus for the exhibit Warhol at Colorado State University. While at CSU, Warhol signed these enormous Soup Cans, sculptures created in collaboration with the art department in homage to his own iconic Campbell’s Soup Cans paintings. One of the sculptures is installed outside the University Center for the Arts. CSU’s Gregory Allicar Museum of Art celebrates Warhol again this fall with a public event and exhibit called Sábado Warhol. The free one-day event is planned 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 at the museum, 1400 Remington St.

Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol visits CSU in 1981. Photo: Colorado State University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections