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Andy Warhol: Endangered Species
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About the Exhibit

May 17, 2017 - November 5, 2017

The Andy Warhol Endangered Species portfolio was commissioned by the art dealers Ronald and Frayda Feldman. The idea for the portfolio was born after conversations they had with Warhol about ecological issues, including beach erosion. Warhol owned beachfront property on Long Island, and undeveloped acreage in Colorado. Today, the loss of habitat and biodiversity are urgent topics as the impact of development reaches critical thresholds. Warhol’s 15-acre beach is now The Andy Warhol Preserve, a gift to The Nature Conservancy from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. While Warhol is best known for his Pop art and films, his interest in nature was life-long. As a child he drew animals in science class at Holmes School, kept a flower garden in the family’s yard, and drew in Schenley Park and Phipps Conservatory. In college, he went to the zoo in Highland Park to draw. Later in his life Warhol created his Cow and Fish Wallpaper, the film Sunset, and hundreds of paintings, prints, and drawings of flowers.

Andy Warhol Endangered SpeciesEvents
Opening Day: Tuesday, May 16, at the 30th Anniversary Party
Mix’d MediaThursday, July 20, 6–9 p.m.

Click on the images below to view some of the work that will be on display at the exhibit

What People Are Saying

We went here because one of our kids wasn't feeling too well so we looked for options that were softer than trekking (summers) , and we absolutely loved it . The art work is fascinating and beautiful and varied ...a must visit - esp if its a rainy day :)

- amazingnivs, Mumbai

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