Lou Hirshman

“King of TV” – 1967

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Hirshman parodied the heyday of US commercial television in the person of the “King of TV,” the embodiment of an advertiser’s dream trapped in a boob tube of consumerism.

The King’s left sleeve includes a Hershey’s chocolate candy bar wrapper, probably a reference to the name Hirshman’s art students gave him – Mr. Hershey.

 

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