Curator’s lecture: Adman
Hear about Andy Warhol before pop
The Gallery’s senior curator of international art, Nicholas Chambers, discusses Andy Warhol’s early work, set against the backdrop of 1950s New York City.
Nicholas previously worked at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, where he first developed the idea for this exhibition on Warhol’s graphic design in the advertising world, as well as his early artistic ventures.
Note: This talk does NOT take place inside the exhibition. Tickets for the exhibition are dated and timed and allow for single entry only (unless you have a multi-visit pass). If you wish to attend the talk and see the exhibition in the same day, please book your ticket for a time that does not clash with the talk. For more information about exhibition tickets, see ticket FAQs
Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution