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.”