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IRVING BLUM IN CONVERSATION

“Warhol didn’t make a mark on American culture. He became the instrument with which American culture designated itself.” — Peter Schjeldahl

In conjunction with the Whitney show ANDY WARHOL—FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN, Irving Blum—whose Ferus Gallery in Los Angeles was the first to exhibit Warhol’s post-advertising artwork, the Campbell’s soup-can paintings—will talk about working with the artist.

Blum will be joined by Bob ColacelloInterview editor throughout the 1970s—and Vincent Fremont, the former executive manager of Warhol’s studio and a co-founder of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Exhibition curator Donna De Salvo will moderate the conversation.

MY LIFE WITH WARHOL

Friday, November 16, at 6:30 pm.

ANDY WARHOL—FROM A TO B AND BACK AGAIN

Through March 31.

Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York City.

From top:

Andy Warhol, Irving Blum, Polaroid.

Andy Warhol, from the Campbell’s Soup Can series, 1962. © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

Andy Warhol’s Exposures (1979), edited by Bob Colacello.

Warhol (left) and Irving Blum.

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