June 18, 2011

Warhol's Beauties and Celebrities Come to Life in Istanbul

Displaying works that captured the beauty of the glamorous in the everyday, Istanbul’s Galerist is hosting a much-anticipated exhibition of iconic 20th-century artist Andy Warhol throughout June.


The show centers on the famous artist’s films and polaroids, which are coming to Turkey’s largest city for the first time.

Galerist’s branches in Galatasaray and Pera are featuring such Warhol films as “Lupe,” starring Sedgwick and made in 1965; “Empire,” a 16-millimeter film from 1964; “Blow Jo,” another 16-millimeter film from 1964; “Camp” from 1965; “Horse,” also from 1965, and “Mario Banana No.1” from 1964.

The exhibition will continue until July 9.

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