Advisory Board Crystals Enlists Mr. Chow to Model Andy Warhol-Inspired Drop

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Michael Chow, wearing an Abc. long sleeve t shirt inspired by the exhibition “Andy Warhol - From A to B and Back Again” in partnership with the shop at the @whitneymuseum at the Whitney Museum of American Art Shot by @remington & @heatherhaber More so than any other restaurant in history, Mr. Chow’s has been inextricably linked to the contemporary art world since it’s inception. For example, Cy Twombly is responsible for the famous logo on all the plates and the original matchbooks feature a logo design by Ed Ruscha. A seemingly innumerable amount of legendary aspects cement the restaurant as an art world mecca and Michael, better known as M, as a cultural icon. In the 80s, the Mr. Chow’s on 57th street in New York was frequented by Andy Warhol, whose portrait of Michael Chow can be seen in this photo and on view now at @whitneymuseum exhibition “Andy Warhol- From A to B and Back Again” Michael Chow has even been the subject of many artworks from Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, David Hockney, Jean Michel Basquiat, Helmut Newton, and Ed Ruscha. Many of which can be seen within the Mr. Chow locations around the world. Stay tuned for release details. #whitneyshop

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Advisory Board Crystals has taken to Instagram to announce an upcoming garm drop created in partnership with the Whitney Museum of American Art and modeled by cultural icon and restauranteur Michael Chow, aka Mr. Chow.

The piece in question a long-sleeve crewneck inspired by the “Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again” exhibition at the Whitney. Chow was chosen to model, Abc. explains, because “in the ’80s, the Mr. Chow’s on 57th Street in New York was frequented by Andy Warhol.”

Advisory Board Crystals added, “More so than any other restaurant in history, Mr. Chow’s has been inextricably linked to the contemporary art world since its inception. For example, Cy Twombly is responsible for the famous logo on all the plates and the original matchbooks feature a logo design by Ed Ruscha.

“A seemingly innumerable amount of legendary aspects cement the restaurant as an art world mecca and Michael, better known as M, as a cultural icon.”

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