An Overview of Andy Warhol’s Entire Career, Featuring around 400 Works!

Warhol’s Iconic Silkscreen Masterpieces

A Campbell's Soup Ⅰ: Chicken Noodle, 1968
   Screen print on paper 88.9 x 58.7 cm
B Flowers, 1964
   Acrylic, silkscreen ink, and pencil on linen 121.9 x 121.9 cm
C Moonwalk, 1987
   Screen print on Lenox Museum Board 96.5 x 96.5 cm

Warhol’s signature masterpieces, including a large number of iconic works
from his Celebrity Portraits series – portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor,
and others, his Campbell’s Soup and Flowers, and Death and Disaster series
with the Jacqueline Kennedy portrait from the time of John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

Warhol and Celebrity

Ryuichi Sakamoto
Acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen
101.6 x 101.6 cm

Along with his silkscreen portraits of Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger, Mohammad Ali, Sakamoto Ryuichi and others produced during his ‘business art’ period in the 1970s and 1980s, important snapshots taken by Warhol himself of the world’s top celebrities such as Madonna, Sylvester Stallone, and many others are exhibited.

Warhol’s Drawings for Top Fashion Magazines

Untitled (Sam)
ca. 1954
Ink, graphite, and Dr. Martin's Aniline dye
on Strathmore paper
58.4 x 36.8 cm

Warhol’s ‘blotted line’ technique drawings from the 1950s were popular for product advertisements and illustrations in top fashion magazines Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Glamour, and made him a success as a commercial designer.

Warhol’s Pop Art Sculptures!

Installation of Brillo Soap Pads Box sculptures
Silkscreen ink and house paint on plywood

Warhol’s stunning mass-produced sculpture renditions, faithfully reproduced and printed on plywood, of cardboard boxes for consumer products such as Brillo soap pads or Heinz ketchup, shook the boundaries of art.

Screening of Warhol Experimental Films and Videos at the Exhibition Space

16mm film, black and white, silent
8 hours 5 minutes at
16 frames per second

Dynamic multi-screen presentation at the exhibition site of around 25 of Warhol's experimental films and videos that he started making in 1963, including his lengthy film Empire, shot with stationary camera facing the Empire State Building, as well as some films and videos previously unreleased in Japan.

Collaborations with Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol
Collaboration (Dollar Sign, Don't Tread on Me)
Acrylic, silkscreen ink, and oil stick on linen
50.8 x 40.6 cm

Works produced in Warhol's later years together with cutting-edge contemporary artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. The exhibition highlights in particular Warhol's collaborative work with Basquiat.

Recreation of Warhol’s Legendary Studio, “The Factory”!

Billy Name
Andy Warhol Arranging Flower Paintings
on the Floor at The Silver Factory

Gelatin silver print

Warhol’s studio, colloquially known as “The Factory,” was a meeting place for the New York underground culture scene. The studio at 231 E. 47th Street was covered in aluminum foil and called the “Silver Factory.” That space is recreated on site at near to true scale.

“Time Capsules”– First Japan Showing of Japanese Items from Warhol’s Private Archive!

Time Capsule 102 and its contents
Mixed archival material

Warhol collected his personal letters, gifts, magazines and printed matter, and things that met his eye in his daily life in cardboard boxes he called “Time Capsules.” Japan-related items Warhol started collecting around the time of his 1974 visit to Japan are among around 300 “Time Capsules” artifacts on display.

Unless otherwise noted, all Warhol artwork © 2013 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artist Rights Society, New York

Top banner image: Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn)
© 2013 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Marilyn Monroe™; Rights of Publicity and Persona Rights: The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, LLC

Empire film still © 2013 The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. All rights reserved.

Collaboration (Dollar Sign, Don't Tread on Me)
© 2013 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artist Rights Society, New York
© 2013 The Estate of Jean Michel Basquiat / ADAGP, Paris / Artist Rights Society, New York

Billy Name photo © 2013 Billy Name

Unless otherwise noted, all images from The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.