Though Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine ended its run earlier this year, the iconic pop artist is a long way from being forgotten.
Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again, an exhibit featuring over 300 of Warhol’s works, is opening at The Whitney Museum this weekend.
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The gallery exhibit will show many of Warhol’s drawings, paintings, and commercial illustrations from early on in his career. Such imagery includes renderings of Jackie O, Elvis, and Marilyn Monroe as well as his depictions of Coke, Brillo Pads, and other products.
The exhibit will also be showing Warhol’s controversial World’s Fair mural of Most Wanted Men. Warhol created this mural for the 1960 World’s Fair in Queens. But it was quickly painted over by the event’s organizers.
‘In one way I was glad the mural was gone,’ Warhol said after the mural was covered. ‘Now I wouldn’t have to feel responsible if one of the criminals ever got turned in to the FBI because someone had recognized him from my pictures.’
Additionally, the exhibit will show some of Warhol’s films. This includes the famous screen test of Edie Sedgwick as well as the strange clip of Warhol eating a cheeseburger.
Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again will be at NYC’s Whitney Museum of American Art. The address is 99 Gansevoort St. The exhibit runs from 11 November through 31 March, 2019.