Andy Warhol returns to Naples! The new exhibition, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, will be held from 18 April to 20 July 2014 to Pan, the Palazzo delle Arti Napoli in Via dei Mille.
The exhibition, named windows, collect 150 works with a particular attention to the relationship that has existed between the American artist and the city of Naples was born in the mid 70’s for the friendship that exists with the Lucio Amelio gallery.
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In the exhibition will present portraits of well-known citizens who met Warhol in his visits to Italy, which Graziella Lonardi Bontempi, Ernesto Esposito, Peppino di Bernardo et al recall that because of his friendship with Lucio Amelio was responsible for the birth of his well-known headline work “Fate Presto”, inspired on the front page of the Mattino (National Italian newspaper) of November 23 1980, and consists of three large canvases, on each of which is reproduced, with different shades of gray, the first page of the “Morning,” two days after the earthquake in Irpinia.
Another inspiration was the Neapolitan Warhol for the series of works, Vesuvius, in which the image of the volcano, is replicated in different colors.
The exhibition “showcases”, which will be curated by Achille Bonito Oliva in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Municipality of Naples, will also host a large group of works on paper drawn from the series Golden Shoes, designed by Warhol early of his career in New York in the mid-50s, when he was a graphic designer and window dresser for stores of Madison Avenue, and the submission of silkscreens of Campbell’s soup and Camoufflage “boxes-sculpture” and t-shirts designed by Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
The exhibition will also be the series Ladies and Gentlemen of 1975 and the drawings made by the artist from photographs by Wilhelm von Gloeden (1978) purchased by Lucio Amelio; Marilyn historic series of 1967 and one signed in 1985 by Warhol with the words “this is not mine” (Marilyn this is not by me).
ANDY WARHOL EXHIBITION IN NAPLES
When: from April 18 to July 20, 2014 – Tuesday closed.
Opening hours: every day (except Tuesday) from 9.30 to 19.30, Sundays from 9.30 to 14.30.
Where: PAN, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli – Via dei Mille 60
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