Two new exhibitins open at the Andy Warhol Museum: "Warhol and Cars" and " About Face"
PITTSBURGH, PA.- Warhol and Cars: American Icons is the first exhibition to examine Warhols enduring fascination with automotive vehicles as products of American consumer society. This exhibition features more than forty drawings, paintings, photographs, and related archival material spanning from 1946 to 1986. As one of the most iconic and influential artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol has helped to define America. His signature images of such American products and celebrities as Campbells soup cans, Coca-Cola bottles, Marilyn Monroe, and Elizabeth Taylor have become instantly recognizable. The majority of the work in the exhibition is from The Andy Warhol Museums collection. The exhibition, organized by the Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey, traces the development of Warhols work with cars throughout his career. Warhol and Cars highlights include drawing created in the 1940s; works on paper o