Exhibition: Andy Warhol

This exhibition runs from Thu, 12th Mar 2020 to Sun, 6th Sep 2020. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Thu,
12th Mar 2020  
(10am - 6pm)  <– Today
Fri,
13th Mar 2020  
(10am - 10pm)
Sat,
14th Mar 2020  
(10am - 10pm)
Sun,
15th Mar 2020  
(10am - 6pm)
Mon,
16th Mar 2020  
(10am - 6pm)
Tue,
17th Mar 2020  
(10am - 6pm)
Wed,
18th Mar 2020  
(10am - 6pm)

This exhibition has not opened yet. Will open on Thu, 12th Mar 2020

Cost: £22


A new look at the extraordinary life and work of the pop art superstar

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

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

This major retrospective is the first Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern for almost 20 years. As well as his iconic pop images of Marilyn Monroe, Coca-Cola and Campbell’s soup cans, it includes works never seen before in the UK. Twenty-five works from his Ladies and Gentlemen series – portraits of black and Latinx drag queens and trans women – are shown for the first time in 30 years. Visitors can also play with his floating Silver Clouds and experience the psychedelic multimedia environment of the Exploding Plastic Inevitable.

Popularly radical and radically popular, Warhol was an artist who reimagined what art could be in an age of immense social, political and technological change.​


Contact and Booking Details

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No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

Tate Modern,

Bankside, London,
SE1 9TG

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