Andy Warhol, Shadows
December 4, 1998 - June 13, 1999
Andy Warhol's monumental series of 102 paintings, Shadows, constitutes the second exhibition in Dia's new facility at 545 West 22nd Street. Acquired in 1979 for Dia's permanent collection, these variously colored silk-screened abstractions are hung edge-to-edge to fill the perimeter of the gallery, in conformity with Warhol's original installation, which he designated as "one painting with...parts."
An installation of 60 of the 102 paintings comprising this multipartite work
Acrylic, variously silkscreened and handpainted on canvas
Overall length variable: each individual painting 76 x 52 inches (193 x 132 cm)
Collection Dia Center for the Arts