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KAWS + Warhol exhibition to mark 30th anniversary of The Andy Warhol Museum.

The Andy Warhol Museum to present KAWS + Warhol In celebration of its 30th anniversary the first exhibition to examine the dark themes present in the work of both artists.

Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964-65, © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
KAWS, COMPANION 2020, 2020, © KAWS

From skulls to car crashes, both artists deploy their signature bright colors and pop culture references while also presenting the lurid spectacle of death. The dark undercurrents in the work of KAWS and Warhol are magnified and brought into plain sight by presenting the two artists together for the first time.

KAWS, GONE, 2018, © KAWS
Andy Warhol, Ambulance Disaster, 1964-65, Contribution Dia Center for the Arts, ©The Andy Warhol Foundation, Inc.

KAWS will also respond to Warhol’s embrace of commercialism by presenting a new series of paintings, sculptures, and installations related to his recent commission with General Mills which inserted his signature characters into the packaging for some of America’s most loved cereal boxes including Reese’s Puffs, Count Chocula, and Boo-Berry. The cereal works will be juxtaposed with Warhol’s iconic Brillo Boxes and his lesser-known series of paintings for children.

In response to The Warhol’s new initiative The Pop District, KAWS will also present a monumental wooden sculpture in Pop Park, directly across from the museum and visible from its lobby.

UNIQLO will act as the Presenting Sponsor for the global run of KAWS + Warho. UNIQLO support for the exhibition builds on the company’s years-long partnerships with both of these iconic artists. Based on the company’s long-held philosophy of Art for All, UNIQLO strives to make art more accessible to everyone.

KAWS + Warhol, May 18th – January 20th, 2025,
The Warhol

The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

The exhibition will tour internationally, stopping at Tokyo in 2026. UNIQLO will act as the Presenting Sponsor for the exhibition’s entire global tour to bring this collection of iconic works closer to the lives of people around the world.

“UNIQLO has a long association with both KAWS and Andy Warhol. The Andy Warhol Museum is honored to partner with UNIQLO to bring this extraordinary exhibition to a global audience.”

said Patrick Moore, director of The Andy Warhol Museum and curator of KAWS + Warhol.

Andy Warhol’s art first appeared on UNIQLO products in 2004 under license with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and has been continuously featured on T-shirts and other products ever since. KAWS first collaborated with UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) for the Spring/Summer season of 2016 and has had collaboration collections with the brand of graphic T-shirts ever since.



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