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Art in Context: Visibility and Erasure

Presented by The Andy Warhol Museum at The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh PA

Nov 30 2018
Art in Context: Visibility and Erasure

Join us for the Pittsburgh premiere of Happy Birthday, Marsha! followed by a discussion about visibility, representation, and authorship with filmmakers Tourmaline and Sasha Wortzel, moderated by local advocate Ciora Thomas.

In 1974 Andy Warhol completed his most lucrative commission—Ladies and Gentlemen, a series of over 200 striking portraits of African American and Latina drag queens and trans women. The subjects received just $50 to sit for Polaroids in Warhol’s studio, and they were not named when the work debuted in Italy in 1975. Now over 40 years later researchers at The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts have successfully identified all of Warhol’s subjects in the series, including iconic

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Contact: 412-237-8300



The Andy Warhol Museum

117 Sandusky St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212


Museum parking is located one block north of the museum on Sandusky Street ($8). Additional public parking is available behind the museum in the General Robinson Street parking garage (average $6, prices may vary during nearby Stadium events).


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