Andy Warhol and Queer Culture
Thursday, July 21 | 6 pm
Join curator and writer, Jon Davies, as he takes viewers through an exciting lecture titled, “Andy Warhol and Queer Culture.”
His presentation looks at Warhol’s art – with specific attention to his groundbreaking and expansive cinema practice – through the lens of queer culture, history, and sociality.
This lecture is organized in collaboration with From Warhol to Banksy, which features over 120 works by artists Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, Takashi Murakami, Banksy, and Mr. Brainwash. This exhibition is on display until October 16, 2022.
FREE. Registration required.
Jon Davies is a curator, writer, and PhD Candidate in Art History at Stanford University where he is completing a dissertation entitled “The Fountain: Art, Sex, and Queer Pedagogy in San Francisco, 1945–1995.” He has held curatorial positions at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Oakville Galleries and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. His book Trash: A Queer Film Classic was published by Arsenal Pulp Press in 2009, and his anthology More Voice-Over: Colin Campbell Writings was published by Concordia University Press in 2021.t.