A view of Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again featuring five paintings from the artist’s Ladies and Gentlemen series.

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Warhol Audio Tour

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Delve deeper into this major retrospective with the exhibition audio tour and the voices of those who know him best.

This audio tour cuts through the mythology and examines Warhol’s role as an artist and collaborator. Curators, artists, friends, and family discuss the many processes, mediums, and subjects Warhol explored throughout his career, beginning in his early illustration period of the 1950s and continuing through to his later works in the ’80s.

  • The painting 100 Cans by Andy Warhol. The painting repeats the image of a Cambell's soup can with it's iconic red and white label.

    100 Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1962


    Museum für moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main

  • The artwork A Hand Holding Leafy Branch by artist Andy Warhol is displayed on the wall at the Art Institute of Chicago.
  • A black-and-white work, with two profiles of a woman placed side by side. In the left profile the woman has a large and long nose. In the right profile, the woman has a shot and slightly upturned nose, suggesting the "before and after" of plastic surgery—a nose job.

    Before and After [4], 1962


    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from Charles Simon, 71.226

  • Most Wanted Men
  • The painting Mao by artist Andy Warhol.
  • A black-and-white silkscreen of Elvis Presley. In this image, based on a still from a movie, Elvis looks into the camera, and points a gun that he holds in his right hand. Elvis's image is repeated three times, left to right.

    Triple Elvis [Ferus Type], 1963


    The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, FC.556. Elvis Presley™; Rights of Publicity and Persona Rights: Elvis Presley Enterprises, LLC.elvis.com

  • Two screenprinted canvases of a photograph of policemen with dogs biting a black man sit one atop the other. The top one is colored colored blue, the bottom gray.

    Little Race Riot, 1964


    Gift of Edlis Neeson Collection

  • A colorful and bright silkscreen portrait of Marsha P. Johnson, American gay liberation activist and self-identified drag queen.

    Ladies and Gentlemen (Marsha P. Johnson), 1975


    bpk Bildagentur / Museum Brandhorst, Munich / Art Resource, NY

  • A painting showing a map of the former Soviet Union and indicates the location of military missile bases.
  • A painting that shows a copper surface, some of which has been oxidized to a green color by a chemical reaction.
  • E 2017 1556 Press
  • A collection of paraphernalia related to the Artist Andy Warhol is displayed in a glass case at the Art Institute of Chicago.
  • All artwork: Andy Warhol. © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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