A conversation with Jim Hedges and Piero Tomassoni around Artvisor's exhibition featuring some of Warhol's iconic polaroid and silver gelatin prints.
Tag: Andy Warhol
“ambulatory archives of movie star womanhood”: Drag Queens in Andy Warhol’s Art
Drag queens - people, usually men, who use dress and makeup to imitate and exaggerate female gender signifiers for entertainment - were of great fascination to Andy Warhol, who explored the figure through varying mediums, including the silkscreen, photography and performance.
Meditations on Andy Warhol’s Fright Wig
In his early 20s, Andy Warhol began wearing a wig. At first, it was to disguise his hair loss. However, as the years went on, the unique silver wig contributed to his avant-garde mystery, and the wig, a means of concealment, became a recognisable feature of the public figure of the artist.
Andy Warhol. Photographs 1970 – 1986. Exhibition at Artvisor, London
Artvisor are pleased to present Andy Warhol Photographs 1970 - 1986, viewable by appointment at our London location.
This Week in the Artworld: 8th July 2019
Welcome to Artvisor’s This Week in the Artworld, a new weekly journal entry where we discuss the latest art world happenings. Last week saw some turbulent reactions following France’s retreat from their controversial Savoy-Sarr report. The policy had recommended the automatic restitution of looted African artefacts and had been held up as an exemplar for...