Andy Warhol’s Portrait of Liz Taylor to Be Projected on Building During Exhibition

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SOUTHAMPTON.- Southampton is getting ready to paint the town this coming Sunday (27 March), when it opens a major exhibition by Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987), one of the giants of 20th century art. Nearly 200 works, including paintings, prints, posters, photographs and film, will be displayed across two of the city’s most prestigious art galleries, Southampton City Art Gallery and the John Hansard Gallery at the University of Southampton. The works on display are part of ARTIST ROOMS, a new collection of modern and contemporary art held by Tate and National Galleries of Scotland for the nation. Following the successes of 2009 and 2010, 21 museums and galleries across the UK (including 17 venues outside of London and Edinburgh) in 2011 will be showing ARTIST ROOMS exhibitions and displays from the collection assembled by the art collector and curator, Anthony d’Offay. ARTIST ROOMS is owned jointly by Tate and National