Phoenix Art Museum Celebrates Pop Artist Andy Warhol

Published: Friday, March 6, 2015 - 2:47pm
Updated: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 11:52am
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(Photo of Warhol print by Mark Brodie/KJZZ News)
A really big selfie of Andy Warhol.

The Phoenix Art Museum opened a new exhibit in March and it’s unlike most things you’d see in the museum.

"This isn’t your typical contemporary art show that’s on stark white walls," said Jerry Smith, curator of American and European Art to 1950 and Art of the American West at the Phoenix Art Museum. "We’ve used pinks and blues and yellows and purple walls, because those are the colors he used."

The “he” to whom Smith referred is Andy Warhol. The exhibit is called “Andy Warhol: Portraits” and includes more than 170 works by the pop artist.

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