Lecture or talk Adults

Transatlantic Connections: Eduardo Paolozzi and Andy Warhol

Scottish National Gallery Hawthornden Lecture Theatre
  • Saturday 17 November, 1-2pm


In this talk art historian, curator and author Anne Massey will investigate the parallel early careers of Pop Art pioneers Eduardo Paolozzi and Andy Warhol. Looking at their collage and print based ways of working, two contrasting visions will be revealed based on an admiration for the products of American popular culture. Massey will focus on events at London's ICA, which hosted Paolozzi's famous 'BUNK' lecture in 1952 and an early London showing of Warhol in 1963 as part of the 'Popular Image' exhibition.

Eduardo Paolozzi What a treat for a nickel! 1950 © Trustees of the Paolozzi Foundation, Licensed by DACS 2018.
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During the period 12-24 November there will be no disabled access to rooms 17 and 18. Find out more.

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The Scottish National Gallery can be found just off Princes Street in the city centre.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

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