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Warhol Live



<P>Andy Warhol: <EM>Aretha Franklin</EM>, circa 1986Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas101.6 x 101.6 cmThe Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. Founding CollectionContribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, IncPhoto courtesy of Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal&nbsp; </P> • <P>&nbsp;</P>

Andy Warhol: Aretha Franklin, circa 1986
Acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
101.6 x 101.6 cm
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. Founding Collection
Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc
Photo courtesy of Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal 

 

Warhol Live : Music and Dance in Andy Warhol's Work
CANADA
MONTRÉAL  •  Montréal Museum of Fine Arts  •  Ongoing
 
 

This show focuses on the role of music and dance in Andy Warhol's work and life from the film music Warhol discovered in his youth to the disco scene at Studio 54, the legendary nightclub that opened in 1977, where he was one of the most famous regulars. The exhibition brings together some 640 works and objects, paintings, silkscreens, photographs, works on paper, installations, films, videos, album covers, as well as objects and documents from the artist’s personal archives. It juxtaposes Warhol’s major emblematic works (Elvis, Marilyn, Liza Minnelli, Grace Jones, Mick Jagger, Debbie Harry, the Self-portraits and the Campbell's Soup Cans) with other, lesser-known works (album covers, illustrations, photos and Polaroids). There are also the artist’s films, including Sleep and Empire, as well as the Screen Tests of the musicians of the famous Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol’s TV and video clips produced for groups like The Cars and Curiosity Killed the Cat. The exhibition Warhol Live is produced by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

The works come from The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and from leading public and private collections in Europe and North America.



Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal Web Site


Contact: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
1380, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, Quebec
Canada

Tel: (1) 514 790 12 45

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