Warhol: From a to b and back again – Part 1: Film

Session 1: Film: Coinciding with Tate Modern’s major exhibition, Warhol, this event explored the impact of one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century

Session 1 of the Warhol conference at Tate Modern: Film. Coinciding with Tate Modern’s major exhibition, Warhol, this event explored the impact of one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century

Warhol: From a to b and back again – Part 2: Painting

Session 2 of the Warhol conference at Tate Modern: Painting. Coinciding with Tate Modern’s major exhibition, Warhol, this event explored the impact of one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century

Warhol: From a to b and back again – Part 3: The Persona and the Legacy

Session 3 of the Warhol conference at Tate Modern: The Persona and the Legacy. Coinciding with Tate Modern’s major exhibition, Warhol, this event explored the impact of one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century

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Leading figures in art, film and cultural criticism examined the complexity of Andy Warhol’s work, its significance for recent art practice, and its larger cultural implications. Discussion focused, in particular, on the question of Warhol’s media. Is Warhol an artist of ‘the post-medium age’, or is the character of each medium central to his practice? Can Warhol’s public persona be seen as a medium-specific work?

Participants include: Mark Francis, Director, fig-1, and formerly curator and director, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; artist Michael Craig-Martin; Donna De Salvo, Senior Curator, Tate Modern; J. Hoberman, critic for The Village Voice and others.