Andy Warhol, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
“Even beauties can be unattractive. If you catch a beauty in the worng light at the right time, forget it. I believe in low lights and trick mirrors. I believe in plastic surgery” Andy Warhol.
Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes of Eternal art exhibition gets its name from one of the artist’s most famous quotes: “In the future, everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes”. Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal features over 260 paintings, drawings, sculptures, film, and video of the legendary artist’s works, marking the first time such an extensive collection is exhibited in Singapore. The exhibition will also be accompanied by a wide range of associated documents, interactive timelines, photographs, and archival material. The exhibition opened at the ArtScience Museum to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the artist’s death.
The exhibition comes from The Andy Warhol Museum in Warhol’s home town of Pittsburgh, chronicles the breadth of Warhol’s career and demonstrates the scope of his interests.
Andrew Warhola (6 August 1928 – 22 February 1987), better known as Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker. He was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop Art and was renowned for using mass production of popular culture such as advertising, comic books, and brand products, as the basis of his art. Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal features his masterpieces including Jackie (1964), Marilyn Monroe (1967), Campbell’s Soup (1961), Silver Liz (1963), Time Capsule 51 (1970’s), The Last Supper (1986), and numerous iconic Self-Portraits.
Noodlies, Sydney food and travel blog is soooo lucky to catch this breath-taking exhibition featuring the works of one of the most famous artists of the twentieth century.
The exhibition is a journey through four different stages of Andy Warhol’s life, starting from his early artistic years in the 1940’s to his final works in the 1980’s including the famous Silver Factory. The exhibition showcases an extensive range of important artworks from the various phases of his artistic career.
It’s a fascinating exhibition that celebrates the genius that was Andy Warhol and is probably the most comprehensive collection to tour Asia.
The exhibition has been extended until October 2012 and is held in the stunning ArtScience Museum, Singapore, a stunning work of art in its own right. Inspired by the shape of cupping hands and lotus flower, this three story building seemingly floats over water.
Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes of Eternal (until October 2012)
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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