ICONIC images by American Pop Art legend Andy Warhol are now on display at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.
The spring exhibition at the Beaumont Street attraction starts today.
More than 100 paintings, sculptures, screen prints and drawings from the Hall Collection are being shown alongside loans of the artist’s films from The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.
The late cultural icon produced a series of images that are instantly recognisable, including a series of screen prints of Joseph Beuys, based on a Polaroid photograph taken by Warhol in 1979 when the two giants of post-war art came face-to-face for the first time.
Curated by Sir Norman Rosenthal, the exhibition spans Warhol’s career, from iconic works of the 1960s to the experimental creations of his last decade .
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Museum director Dr Alexander Sturgis said: “We are hugely grateful to the Hall Art Foundation and to Andy and Christine Hall for making this exhibition possible with the generous loan of their superb collection.
“The substance and significance of Andy Warhol’s art becomes more evident with each passing decade and this exhibition aims to add to what we know about Warhol by highlighting unfamiliar and surprising works from across his career.”
Sir Norman Rosenthal, The Hall Art Foundation Curator of Contemporary Art at the Ashmolean, added: “The Halls’ collection of Warhols demonstrates the artist’s extraordinarily diverse output.”
The exhibition runs until May 15. Tickets are £10 or £9 for concessions.