Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol: The Last Supper Portraits

September 16, 1994 - June 18, 1995

<p>Photo credit: Cathy Carver.<br>
All images are copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.</p>

Photo credit: Cathy Carver.
All images are copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.



Press Release


Apr 01, 1995

Dave Hickey will lecture on Andy Warhol, as part of the Robert Lehman Lectures on Contemporary Art at Dia Center for the Arts, 548 West 22nd Street, New York City on Thursday, April 27, 1995. The lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5.00.

This lecture is organized in conjunction with "Andy Warhol: The Last Supper Paintings," an exhibition at Dia's main exhibition facility, 548 West 22nd Street, on view through June 25,1995. The exhibition includes five monumental paintings, each up to forty feet in length, based on Leonardo da Vinci's 15th century masterpiece of Christ and his Apostles at the Last Supper.

Dave Hickey is Associate Professor of Art Criticism and Theory at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has served as Executive Editor for Art in America magazine in New York, and as Staff Songwriter for Glaser Publications in Nashville, and has written for most major American cultural publications. In 1989, SMU Press published Prior Convictions, a volume of his short fiction. His most recent book, The Invisible Dragon: Four Essays on Beauty was published by Art Issues Press in 1993. He received the prestigious College Art Association's Frank Jewett Mather Award in 1994.

Funding for the lecture series has been provided by a generous grant from the Robert Lehman Foundation, Inc. Funding for "Andy Warhol: The Last Supper Paintings," has been provided by the Dia Art Council, the major annual support group of Dia Center for the Arts, and the Dia Art Circle.

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For additional information or materials contact:
Press Department, Dia Art Foundation, or 212 293 5518

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