February 7, 2016
2273 TAIWAN - Graphic art of tin-can
As it is known, pop art often takes imagery that is currently in use in advertising. Product labeling and logos figure prominently in the imagery chosen by pop artists, seen in the labels of Campbell's Soup Cans, by Andy Warhol. Even the labeling on the outside of a shipping box containing food items for retail has been used as subject matter in pop art, as demonstrated by Warhol's Campbell's Tomato Juice Box, 1964. The image in the postcard is an exemple in this line.
About the stamps
The first stamp is part of a set which belongs to a large series of definitive stamps dedicated to the Taiwan Birds, about which I wrote here. The second stamp is part of a series of beetle, about which I wrote here.
The last stamp is part of the series Flowers (II), issued on October 14, 2009:
• Calliandra emarginata (1.00 TWD) - It's on the postcard 2273
• Bombax ceiba (2.50 TWD)
• Delonix regia (10.00 TWD)
• Spathodea campanulata (32.00 TWD)
Sender: Sandy Chang (postcrossing) TW-624676
Sent from Taipei City (Taiwan), on 02.08.2012