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Warhol to be on exhibit in Florida at Dali Museum - AP

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol: one was a surrealist from Spain, the other, a pop artist from Pittsburgh.

 

They were among the most famous artists of the 20th century, and in 2014, their works will be on exhibit in adjoining galleries at a museum in Florida.

The Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg announced Thursday that a show called "Warhol: Art. Fame. Mortality." will open at the museum on Jan. 18.

The exhibit will include about 35 of Warhol's paintings, 20 drawings, 50 photographs and a selection of films. The works are on loan from the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, where Warhol was born and raised before moving to New York City.

Warhol's silkscreened self-portrait in red and a vibrant blue silkscreen of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis will be among the works on display.

"Warhol had a similar sensibility to Dali," said the museum's executive director, Hank Hine. "Both referenced fame and mass culture." ...more





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