Musée d'art moderne - Warhol Unlimited

Musée d'art moderne - Warhol Unlimited

 Musée d'Art Moderne - 11, avenue du Président Wilson, Paris

Musée d'Art Moderne - 11, avenue du Président Wilson, Paris

You go to the museum, and they say this is art and the little squares are hanging on the wall. But everything is art, and nothing is art.
— Andy Warhol, in Newsweek, December 7th 1964

It's getting real cold here (ok, not February in Montreal cold, but still), so we pretty much planned indoor activities this week, starting with the Warhol presentation located at The Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. 

We all know about Warhol and most of us can identify one of his iconic art pieces; the Campbell's soup can, the multicolored  celebrity portraits, the banana, the flowers or the cow. And some, know him because of Sienna Miller's Factory Girl movie. But very few of us know where the inspiration comes from, what's the real story behind a piece, what was his vision or his beliefs... 

Warhol Unlimited transports you back in time with original work, news clips, audio and video effects and objects... all in 11 distinct themes. Themes such as 'Cult Object' (Campbell's soup paintings), 'Shooting Stars' (16mm reel footage of Edie Sedgwick or James Dean getting a blowjob), 'Melting Pot' (flower painting), 'Maonotony' (Mao Tse Tung paintings) and many more.

Warhol Unlimited : From October 2nd 2015 - February 7th 2016 at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Admission fee: 12 euros per person (free if you are under 18!) and you have access to the permanent museum exhibition as well. 

Mixed Media - leather, wool & lace.

Mixed Media - leather, wool & lace.

La Grande Mosquée - An oasis in the middle of Paris

La Grande Mosquée - An oasis in the middle of Paris