Death Politics and Selfies: Andy Warhol Exhibition

The University of Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery is bringing Andy Warhol to the city in an exhibition of abstract work that spans over three decades of his career.

The event opened on the 19th of November and will continue to run until April next year.

Director of the Whitworth and Manchester City Galleries, Maria Balshaw, said: “We’re tremendously excited to have this new Andy Warhol exhibition of ARTIST ROOMS.

“Apocalyptic in tone it highlights the significance of Warhol as a visionary artist, predicting both the rise of the selfie and the failure of the American Dream.”

The exhibition coincides with the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States.

Sam Lackey, Senior Curator of the exhibition said: “It’s amazing that the exhibition has accorded with the American elections in this way”…

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