Lecture: Andy Warhol – Through a Screen, Darkly

When:
November 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2016-11-20T14:00:00-08:00
2016-11-20T15:00:00-08:00
Andy Warhol, Mao (II.91), 1972
Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Mao (II.91), 1972, Screenprint, 36 x 36 in, Courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Blake Gopnik, Critic at Large for Artnet News and regular contributor to The New York Times

Few artists have been as closely associated with a single technique as Andy Warhol is with silkscreening. He wasn’t an innovator in the medium, however, as is sometimes claimed; it came to him with a rich and complex history he’d encountered already in his youth. With the advent of Pop art, Warhol built on that history to transform silkscreening from a mere technique into a true bearer of meaning. Gopnik is working on the forthcoming biography Andy Warhol: A Life As Art.

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