The Villa Schoningen Presents a Selection of Early Works by Andy Warhol


BERLIN.- In collaboration with the Stiftung für Kunst und Kultur e.V. Bonn (Foundation for Art and Culture, Bonn), the Villa Schöningen presents in its spring exhibition a selection of early works by Andy Warhol. On view from May 3 to July 24, 2011, are drawings, collages and serigraphs from both the Marx Collection and from private collectors. The curators Aeneas and Heiner Bastian have brought together works dating largely from the 1950s, which are augmented by such famous motifs as “Campbell’s Soup Cans” or the “Cows”. After having completed his studies at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, the young Warhol spent the early 1950s in various New York studios where he initially forged a career as a commercial artist. By the middle of the decade he had become one of the most