Legendary artist Andy Warhol is the inspiration for a new exhibit “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Featuring 45 works by Warhol himself and 100 works by 60 together other artists inspired by Warhol’s creations, the exhibit brings examples Warhol’s work as well as those by other artists who “reinterpret, respond, or react to his ground breaking view”.
The exhibit is partitioned into five sections. The sections look at everything from his interest in daily news and celebrities to breaking new ground by representing issues of sexuality and gender and use of pre-existing works.
- Daily News: From Banality to Disaster
- Portraiture: Celebrity and Power
- Queer Studies: Shifting Identities
- Consuming Images: Appropriation, Abstraction, and Seriality
- No Boundaries: Business, Collaboration, and Spectacle
The exhibit began on September 18th and runs until Dec 31st 2012.
For more details visit the official exhibit page.
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