Harvard trained art historian and art critic for FashCam.com, Meraj Dhir will present a multi-media lecture on Andy Warhol’s art and film production within the context of the Pop Art movement. Specifically, Dhir will discuss the importance of Warhol to the history of art and the broader cultural sphere. Dhir will assess Warhol’s formation as an illustrator and his use of the fine art medium of painting to mediate themes and motifs from mass media and consumer culture. Dhir will also relate Warhol to other so-called “Pop” artists such as Richard Hamilton, Roy Lichtenstein and more recently Ed Ruscha and Jeff Koons. Through detailed formal and historically sensitive analyses of individual works on view in the exhibition, Dhir will propose the multiple ways we can understand the importance and impact of Warhol to the history of art.
Ticket prices range from $18 to $23