Thursday, September 30, 2010

TONIGHT at the Art Museum - Art Talk: David McCarthy, Pop Art Scholar

Andy Warhol (American 1928-1987), Sylvester Stallone, 1980, Polaroid, 4 x 3 inches, University of Wyoming Art Museum, gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation of the Visual Arts, Inc., The Andy Warhol Visual Legacy. Copyright 2010 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Tonight at the Art Museum will be an Art Talk by David McCarthy, a Pop Art scholar and art historian from Rhodes College. The title of his talk is, "American Made, American Masquerade: Andy Warhol's Democratic Portrait Gallery." This event is held in conjunction with the exhibition, Iconic Mass Culture: Andy Warhol's Portraits, on view at the Art Museum through November 13.

McCarthy will also be presenting a Gallery Walk Through on Friday morning, beginning at 10:30 am. Both events are free and open to the public. He is sponsored by the UW Art Department and the UW Art Museum. For more information on this or any other public program, please call 307.766.6622.

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