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Andy Warhol

17/10/2012

Andy Warhol – ‘De la Factory al Mundo’

 

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La Virreina current exhibition From the Factory to the World. Photography and the Warhol Community, examines the pivotal role played by photography in creating the Factory’s elaborate bohemian culture. The Factory was Andy Warhol’s New York studio, which, was renowned for it’s huge parties and celeb musings. Here you can see printed works, polaroids and videos of this hectic lifestyle and artists and celebrities such as Edie Sedgwick, Cecil Beaton, Christopher Makos and Stephen Shore are just some of those that are included.

 

Known for his influence in visual discourse, Warhol is an instrumental future with regards to pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. The exhibition runs until November 25th and entrance to the gallery is free of charge.

 

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