Largest Warhol exhibition to be unveiled in Singapore
Published on Feb 7, 2012
The largest collection of Andy Warhol artworks ever displayed in Singapore will be unveiled at Marina Bay Sands on 17 March 2012.
The exhibition, at the new ArtScience Museum, will coincide with the 25th anniversary of the artist’s death. Named after the artist’s “everybody will be world-famous for fifteen minutes” quote, the ‘Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal’ exhibition will feature more than 260 paintings, drawings, sculptures, film, and video works, accompanied by a range of documents, interactive timelines, photographs and archival material.
US-born Warhol was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art and was renowned for using mass production of popular culture such as advertising, comic books, and brand products, as the basis of his art. The Singapore exhibition features his masterpieces including Jackie (1964), Marilyn Monroe (1967), Campbell’s Soup (1961), The Last Supper (1986), and numerous self-portraits.
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