Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century
In Retrospect


through Sunday, May 2, 2010



Andy Warhol, Albert Einstein from Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century, 1980,
Screen Print on Lenox Museum Board, 40 x 32 inches.
Photo courtesy Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York / feldmangallery.com and © 2009
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts /Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.


Created in 1980, the subjects include:
Sarah Bernhardt, Louis Brandeis, Martin Buber, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, George Gershwin, Franz Kafka, the Marx Brothers, Golda Meir and Gerturde Stein.

The importance of Warhol both as a portraitist and 20th century icon is revealed in the artistic accomplishment and the glamour of this portfolio.  As Josh Kornbluth responds to the series in his show running at Theater J, each exhibition visitor has an opportunity to see and respond to Warhol's original works, on display in Washington, again, for the first time in 30 years.

Click here to read Exhibition Press Release.

In partnership with Theater J's:
Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews?, a one-man show written and performed by Josh Kornbluth March 6-21.
 

Kornbluth based his show on the Warhol portraits as a humorous and penetrating take on the ten cultural luminiaries depicted.

Opening Reception

Thursday, February 25, 2010
6:00 -- 8:00 pm
Remarks by Josh Kornbluth


Other Related Events

Gallery Tour & Café Screening of Duck Soup
Tuesday, March 9
Gallery tour at 7:00 pm, film to follow

Exhibition Talk
Richard Meyer, curator and author
Warhol's Jews: Ten Portraits Reconsidered (Jewish Museum)
Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 7:00 pm

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