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"The Velvet Years 1965-67: Warhol's Factory" - Stephen Shore Photographs
Enter into the world of Andy Warhol through the lens of Stephen Shore in The Velvet Years, 1965-67: Warhol’s Factory at the Foundry Art Centre. These photographs, taken by Stephen Shore between 1965 and 1967, depict the scene at Andy Warhol’s studio, the Factory. Shore captures a time when Warhol was emerging as a prominent visual artist and avant-garde filmmaker. The Factory Shore depicts is populated with a diverse group of musicians, artists, actors, writers and aspiring cultural sophisticates.
The exhibition runs from September 21 – December 14, 2012 at the Foundry Art Centre and is free to the public. An opening reception will be held Friday, September 21 from 6-8pm with light refreshments and a retro atmosphere. The Lindenwood University Film Series will feature I Shot Andy Warhol and Factory Girl in Lindenwood’s Young Auditorium during the exhibition’s opening weekend. For more information on the exhibition, please visit foundryartcentre.org. For more information on the Lindenwood film series visit lindenwood.edu/film.
“This exhibit was organized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, Ohio.”
|Where||Foundry Art Centre 520 N Main Ctr, Saint Charles, MO 63301|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||10:00 am–5:00 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Teens, Seniors|
More About Foundry Art Centre
The Foundry Art Centre is a visual and performing arts center for the greater St. Charles/St. Louis Community. An ongoing rotation of traveling exhibitions, juried competitions and curated exhibits representing all media forms are exhibited in the multiple galleries.
The second floor houses studios and shops for more than 20 local artists. Large glass windows allow visitors to watch the artists at work.
Since its opening in 2004, the Foundry has served the community as a cultural resource supporting fine arts in education.
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