Starting from December 16th, 2012 to March 31st, 2013 the Hong Kong Museum of Art will display more than 400 works of the American pop art giant Andy Warhol in the special “Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal” exhibition.
It is Asia’s largest touring exhibition of Andy Warhol works. The special “Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal” exhibition is divided into four different sections according to the different stages of Warhol’s artistic career. Visitors can enjoy Warhol’s work spanning from the 1950s to the 1980s including paintings, drawings, photographs, screen prints, sculptures, films and video.
The first section of the special “Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal” exhibition is entitled “Life in New York” and features several works created in the 1950s. Many classic works such as the Campbell’s Soup Can series, the famous pop art Marilyn Monroe portraits, Brillo Box as well as the one of the highlights called the Silver Clouds (silver-colored balloons floating freely in a room) can be found in the second section entitled “The Factory Years”.
The third section is entitled “Exposure & Fame”. Visitors have a chance to take a closer look at a large number of celebrities’ portraits (including the famous Mao portraits) as well as several Warhol’s self-portraits.
The last section is dedicated to Warhol’s art projects such as the “Time Capsules” and “Children’s Gallery”.
Admission fee is HK$ 20 (please note: there is no free admission on Wednesdays and for Museum Weekly Pass holders to this exhibition)
Special Opening Hours:
10:00am – 8:00pm (daily)
Closed on Thursdays (except Public Holidays)
Closed at 5:00pm on Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year’s Eve
Closed on the first two days of Chinese New Year
Please refer to our related article for more information on the Hong Kong Museum of Art and how to get there.