I don’t know what it is, but I am notoriously so intrigued by the sixities. Truth be told I actually dressed up as Edie Sedgwick for Halloween a couple years ago, not that anyone knew who that was without the mention of Andy Warhol (but ANYWAY). Warhol though, definitely made a mark in his day with his screen printing, and his infamous factory studio in New York City (once completely covered in tin foil) that housed a hip hangout for artistic types, amphetamine users, and the Warhol superstars (including Sedgwick).
Maybe you’re not able to visit New York with your busy work schedule, or maybe you are, but you just don’t want to lose your time while you’re there to crowds of tourists at the MOMA (I always find it funny when I get annoyed with tourists in other cities because clearly I am one, but cripes they can be annoying). The Andy Warhol: Revisited exhibit really is a neat little set up, and a great way to for torontonians (or visitors like me) to see his work (and really spend some time with it). The space is pretty cool too; with a soup can backdrop upon your immediate entrance to a thick black and white stripped floor that houses a big pink sofa; they’ve done well to create a kirky vibe that Warhol would have absolutely approved of (only cognitively of course and without merely cracking a smile).
To continue to engage and educate Torontonians and visitors to the city about the works and life of prolific artist AndyWarhol, Revolver Gallery has launched a Rotating Lecture Series at the Andy Warhol: Revisited exhibit.Beginning on Wednesday July 29, The Rotating Lecture Series will feature demonstrations and discussions from art luminaries and accomplished artists’ onsite in the gallery space, located at 77 Bloor Street West in Toronto. Tickets to the various events range in price from $18 to $23, and are available to purchase online and at the door.
*Andy Warhol: Revisited is only open to Lecture Event Series ticket holders during these dates and times, and will be closed to general admission entrance.