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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Warhol Music Exhibit Hits SF in Feb

Posted By on Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 12:18 PM

(Andy Warhol, Debbie Harry, 1980, acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen. The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh.)

The de Young Museum continues its streak of featuring big names in pop culture with an extensive sounding Warhol show that opens on Valentine's Day next year. The exciting part is that the focus of the exhibit, called "Warhol Live" will be his well-documented connection to the music scene, with displays of his "silkscreen paintings, films and sound recordings, album covers, illustrations, and photographs inspired by music and the performing art." Plus the museum will host a recreation of Warhol's famous Silver Factory, as well as live performance pieces related to Warhol's world. -- Jennifer Maerz

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