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Andy Warhol at Tate Modern Bankside Lecturer- Frank Woodgate Thursday 26 March 2020

This major exhibition presents the outsider at the heart of American art and culture

Andy Warhol was the son of immigrants who became an American icon. A shy observer who became the hub of New York’s social scene. An artist who embraced consumerism, celebrity and counter culture – changing modern art in the process.

He was born in 1928 as Andrew Warhola to working class parents from present day Slovakia. In 1949 Warhol moved from Pittsburgh to New York, where he was later joined by his mother. Initially working as a commercial illustrator, his skill at transforming the imagery of American culture soon found its unforgettable realisation in his ground-breaking pop art.

Visitors to this major retrospective will be able to see his iconic pop images of Marilyn Monroe, Coca-Cola and Campbell’s Soup Cans, play with his floating Silver Clouds and experience the psychedelic multimedia environment of the Exploding Plastic Inevitable. The exhibition will bring together rarely seen work from the 1970s that display his skill as a painter, as well as his experiments with different forms of mass media.

Frank through his lecture will guide us through the exhibition and show us how this innovative artist re-imagined what are could be in an age of immense social, political and technological change.

30 people will have timed entry at 1.30pm after that next entry is 1.45pm

Our day at the Tate Modern includes:-

11.00 Arrival for coffee at Tate Modern South Bank (Blackfriars)

11.30 Lecture by Frank Woodgate

12.30 Buffet Lunch provided

1.30 Timed entry to exhibition

Ticket Prices:-

Full Price- £48.00

Art Society Member (with membership card)- £46.00

Art Fund Member- £39.00

Tate Member -£29-00

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