AUGUST 6TH, 8-9PM: GARY TAXALI
Accomplished international artist, Gary Taxali will discuss Warhols impact on todays artist and how it has informed his own approach to painting. Explore Warhol through an artistic lens as Taxali discusses the artist through his own paintings in this engaging audio visual presentation. Meet and greet with the artist will follow the lecture.
Tickets are available to purchase at the door and online at www.warholrevisited.com.
Revolver Gallery – Your Andy Warhol Specialists pop up is Canadas largest exhibition of Warhols work ever includes portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, Mao, Mickey Mouse, Queen Elizabeth, the Dollar Sign Canvas, and the Campbells Soup Cans, along with a rare series of prints of John Gotti commissioned by the New York Times.
Gary Taxali is an internationally acclaimed contemporary artist. His retro stylized art, reminiscent of depression era advertising, typography and packaging in the realm of pop art garnering many awards including a 2009 Grammy nomination for album art for Aimee Mann. His major influences are Andy Warhol, Ray Jonson, The Fleischer Brothers, the Russian Avante-Garde, 1930s and 1940s packaging design, advertising and typography.
He sits on the Stamp Advisory Counsel for Canada Post, is a frequent international speaker and is tenured faculty at OCAD U Art Design University.
Exhibitions include: The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Contemporary Art Museum of Rome and the Andy Warhol Museum.
Clients include: Royal Canadian Mint, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Fortune, New York Times, Sony, Warner Brothers, Converse, Nintendo, Gap Inc./Old Navy, Harry Rosen, Wall Street Journal, GQ and others.
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