Adam Vidiksis

M WOODS: Warhol Exhibition Opening

Friday, August 5, 2016 @7:30PM

D-06, 798 Art Zone
No. 2 Jiuxianqiao Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100015


Vidiksis leads SPLICE Ensemble and the BEEP all-stars in their Chinese debut concert of his music to headline the opening of the Warhol Exhibition opening celebration. Featuring Vidiksis’s electronic works and the premiere of a new piece in response to Warhol’s video works.

M WOODS is pleased to announce Andy Warhol: Contact, an exhibition of groundbreaking film, photography, and interactive installations by one of the twentieth century’s most influential artists. Curated by M WOODS Director Presca Ahn, it is the first in a series of major solo exhibitions planned at the museum over the next three years.

The first exhibition in China to focus on the experimental, mechanically produced areas of Warhol’s practice, Andy Warhol: Contact features photographs, installations, and films that broke the boundaries of contemporary art when they were first made, and still compel viewers today with their extraordinary immediacy. Made by Warhol using cameras and other machines, the works illuminate an overlooked theme in Warhol’s famed body of work: human evanescence in the face of time. From his minimalist films of the 1960s to his ephemeral installations to his instant film portraits on Polaroid, these works’ technical means of production enable distinctly Warholian explorations of time in relation to both subject and artist.


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Date(s) - 08/05/2016
7:30 pm