Self-Portrait, 1963-1964; Acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen, Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./  Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Self-Portrait, 1963-1964; Acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen, Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal represents the largest touring exhibition of the works of the foremost figure of America’s Pop Art movement in the 20th century – Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987). It will look at Warhol’s successful career in both commercial art and fine art between the 1950s and the 1980s and explore his concept of art making as well as his sensibilities towards contemporary living and culture. Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, it is organised by The Andy Warhol Museum in collaboration with Hong Kong Museum of Art. It will be held from December 16, 2012 through to March 31, 2013.

The exhibition will have on display over 370 items from the collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, including paintings, drawings, photographs and screen prints by Warhol, and archival objects and photos documenting his creative and famous life.

Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn), 1967; Screen print on paper Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./  Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Marilyn MonroeTM; Rights of Publicity and Persona Rights:  The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, LLC www.marilynmonroe.com

Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn), 1967; Screen print on paper Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Marilyn MonroeTM; Rights of Publicity and Persona Rights: The Estate of Marilyn Monroe, LLC www.marilynmonroe.com

Flowers, 1970; Screen print on paper Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./  Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Flowers, 1970; Screen print on paper Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Also included in the exhibition are Warhol’s Time Capsules, in which the artist filled daily with souvenirs, letters, newspapers and magazines, business records, photographs, and other ephemera from his life. In particular, content from Time Capsule 23 will be on display at this Hong Kong venue, highlighting items Warhol collected during his visit to this city in 1982.

In addition, there will be screenings of Warhol’s films and videos to provide a comprehensive view of Warhol’s oeuvre.

About the exhibition

Date: 2012.12.16 – 2013.3.31

Venue: Special Exhibition Gallery and Contemporary Hong Kong Art Gallery (2/F)

Special Opening Hours

Daily 10:00am – 8:00pm

Closed on Thursdays (Except Public Holidays)

Closed at 5:00pm on Christmas Eve and Chinese New Year’s Eve

Closed on the first two days of Chinese New Year

$ (9), 1982; Screen print on Lenox Museum Board Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./  Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

$ (9), 1982; Screen print on Lenox Museum Board Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Admission Fee

Monday, Tuesday, Friday to Sunday

$20 (standard), $10 (full-time students, people with disabilities and one accompanying minder, senior citizens aged 60 or above)

Collection of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, for further information please visit Hong Kong Museum of Art

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