Warhol by the Book

“Warhol by the Book”

Artist’s Books Exhibition of Andy Warhol

Time: 7 March – 16 August 2015
Location: Williams College Museum of Art
Address: 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Ste 2 Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

Andy Warhol lived and breathed books. From his student days in the 1940s to his death in 1987, Warhol experimented wildly with form and content, turning traditional notions of media and authorship on their heads. He co-produced a satirical cookbook mocking fashionable French recipes; held coloring parties for crowdsourcing his own promotional books; and designed a pop-up “children’s book for hipsters” featuring sound recordings, holograms, and a do-it-yourself nose job.

“Warhol by the Book” is organized by The Andy Warhol Museum, one of four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. The first US exhibition to focus on Warhol’s book work, it features more than 400 objects including unique and unpublished materials, and highlights WCMA’s important holdings given by Richard F. Holmes ’46.

The exhibition debuts at WCMA and will travel to the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh where it will be on view from October 9, 2015-January 10, 2016.

More info: http://wcma.williams.edu/exhibit/warhol-by-the-book/


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