This exhibition of major portrait paintings and a selection of posters will represent some of the most important themes in Andy Warhol’s practice.
Highlights include the iconic multi-part paintings Skulls (1976) and Self-Portrait Strangulation (1978) as well as the celebrated four-part mural-size work of 1986, Camouflage.
Portraits and posters of Man Ray (1967), Mick Jagger (1980), Gilbert and George (1975), and Muhammad Ali (1978) reveal Warhol’s enduring fascination with glamour, celebrity and contemporary icons.
The aritst’s film posters provide new insights into the breadth and depth of the artist’s career as well as his eye-catching ability as a graphic artist. On display alongside these works will be Andy Warhol’s work Jacqueline (1964) from Wolverhampton’s Pop Art Collection.
Wolverhampton Art Gallery
Image: Andy Warhol, Skulls (1976)
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London 2009