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Andy Warhol

Self Portrait

Andy Warhol
Self-Portrait 1966–67
Acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen
55.9 x 55.9cm
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.

Exclusive to Brisbane, Australia’s first major Andy Warhol retrospective brings together more than 300 works spanning all areas of his practice from the 1950s until his death in 1987 — paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, photographs, films, videos and installations.

One of the most influential and important artists of the late twentieth century and the figurehead of Pop art, Andy Warhol created some of the most recognisable images of modern culture. The exhibition includes his important ‘Death in America’ works; iconic images of Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Onassis, Mao Zedong and Elvis Presley; and his Campbell’s soup cans. The exhibition will show for the first time in Australia Warhol’s early commercial work, Interview magazine as well as his late monumental paintings. ‘Andy Warhol’ will also investigate how the artist represented himself through his art practice, including his Self-Portrait paintings, Time Capsules, drawings, films and videos.

In addition to works from The Andy Warhol Museum, the exhibition includes loans from the National Gallery of Australia; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; the National Gallery of Victoria; and private collections.

Andy Warhol Audio Tour

Publication

  • The exhibition publication, featuring new scholarship and writing by international Warhol specialists, will include an exploration of Warhol's influence on visual art in Australia.The catalogue is available from the Gallery Store and online.

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This exhibition has been organised by the Queensland Art Gallery and The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.