Thursday, September 17, 2009

Warhol Exhibit Opens Saturday

The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum has four new exciting exhibits right now: Painted Instruments is a collection of retired musical instruments used as a canvas by local artists to support the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. That opened Tuesday and runs through October 3, and opening this weekend are:

Being Andy Warhol is a collection of his snapshots and Polaroids taken in the 70s and 80s. According to the Art Museum website, the collection depicts rare and intimate glimpses into Warhol's personal life. The exhibit runs from Saturday, September through December 31st. And if you're interested in Andy Warhol and his time capsule project, check out, which has lots of photos of the contents of box #21 of his 612 box time capsule collection.

Also opening Saturday are:
Imprinting the South: Prints from the Collection of Lynn Barstis Williams and Stephen J. Goldfarb featuring etchings, relief prints, lithographs and a few serigraphs focusing primarily on Southern subjects from the 1920s to the 1940s

Slightly Unbalanced: Survey of works by artists who have repeatedly focused on neurosis of various kinds in their work, using themselves and the people around them as fodder for their investigations.

Photo by Sonietta46

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