Emily Carr University
This free lecture will explore the film work of Andy Warhol prior to the presentation of 13 Most Beautiful… Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screentests the following evening. Please note the event will be held at Emily Carr University.
Thomas Sokolowski is the Director of Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum, and has a distinguished career as a curator and educator. Under his leadership, many important exhibitions have been mounted at institutions including the Grey Art Gallery at New York University, where he was Director from 1984 until 1996, and the Warhol Museum.
He led the mounting of Success is a Job in New York..: The Early Art and Business of Andy Warhol, which was shown in Paris, London, Turin, Philadelphia, Newport Beach and Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art. That exhibition marked the first time Warhol had a one-person show in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Mr. Sokolowski served as chief curator for the Chrysler Art Museum, and as curator of European Painting and Sculpture. He has taught at numerous institutions, including New York University and the University of British Columbia.