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September 25, 2011 - January 15, 2012 (new opening and closing dates)
Location: 2nd Floor
Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987) is best known for his images from popular culture -- advertisements, mass media photographs, and celebrity portraits -- that challenged the conventional definitions and subjects of art. Created in the last decade of Warhol's life, Shadows (1978) consists of 102 silkscreened and hand-painted canvases featuring distorted photographs of shadows generated in the artist's studio. The paintings, always installed edge-to-edge, extend uninterrupted for almost 450 linear feet around the museum's curved galleries, emphasizing the cinematic quality of the work and providing a unique opportunity to see the work in its entirety.