Warhol Live, an exhibition that examines Warhol’s work through the lens of music and the performing arts, features over 640 works and objects including paintings, silkscreens, photographs, works on paper, illustrations, films, videos, album covers, and ephemera from Warhol’s personal archives.
The Warhol Live exhibition is organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum, through an extensive period-by-period examination of Warhol’s life and work, Warhol Live offers viewers a glimpse into Warhol as producer, filmmaker, interviewer, publicist, glam rocker, and celebrity. Warhol Live explores the artist’s early fascination with Hollywood glamour and stardom to his iconic silkscreens and paintings of celebrity royalty, including Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Grace Jones, and Debbie Harry of Blondie.
Warhol Live: Music and Dance in Andy Warhol’s Work
June 14 – September 13, 2009