Among stories of excesses, transgression and worldliness, the protagonists of the lively artistic climate of an ever new New York like Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco Clemente, Keith Haring, Julian Schnabel and Jeff Koons, with about 150 works from 29 September will be at the Palazzo Albergati in Bologna in the exhibition Warhol & Friends. New York in the 1980s.
On show with 36 works and 38 Polaroids Andy Warhol right at the beginning of the 80s returns to the center of the artistic and social life of New York realizing some of his most interesting cycles present in the exhibition as Shoes, Hammer & Sickle, Camouflage, Lenin , Joseph Beuys, Vesuvius, Knives.
To tell the unrepeatable ferment of a decade that saw the combination of art, music, cinema and literature – when galleries and the international market decreed the resounding success of the return to painting – Warhol, Haring with Untitled (1983), Schnabel arrived in Bologna with Dunciad (Trances of Bouboul) from 1983, Koons with Art Magazine Ads (1989), Basquiat with Untitled (1983) and Bertoglio with Grace Jones and Madonna (1983), just to name a few.
With the sponsorship of the Emilia Romagna Region and the Municipality of Bologna, the Warhol & Friends exhibition. New York in the 1980s is produced and organized by the Arthemisia Group and curated by Luca Beatrice.
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