Andy Warhol at Tate Modern – Exhibition Tour | Tate

Although our galleries are temporarily closed we wanted to share the Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern with you. Join Tate curators Gregor Muir and Fiontán Moran as they discuss Warhol through the lens of the immigrant story, his LGBTQI identity and concerns with death and religion.

Meet the man behind the brand. It’s a Warhol you might not know, with some artworks you may not have seen before.

Andy Warhol re-opens at Tate Modern on 27 July and has been extended until 15 November 2020. Book tickets via our website:

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  • Tate

    We have become aware that in our rush to share this video we overlooked a couple of typos in the captions. Here are the correct spellings: Pittsburgh (at 2:31) and Robert Mapplethorpe (at 6:02).
    Thanks for watching!

  • takkoii

    Warhol has been named as Ruthinian and Ukrainian also? First time i've heard Slovak? But then again muscovy/russian trolls influence is always present.

  • L W

    Thank you so much for this, I had tickets for this exhibition but due to Covid 19 the gallery closed. I am hoping that it is still on when the restrictions are lifted

  • Godfrey Daniel

    I LOVE Andy Warhol's work and aesthetic to the point of taking up screen printing myself, but my deeper scrutiny of and reflection on his body of work has led me to believe that his signature works, such as the soup cans, Brillo boxes, Marilyns, Liz Taylors and the parade of other celebrity portraits, won't have the kind of staying power that other modern revolutionary artists' will. The works of Cezanne, Matisse, Van Gogh, Picasso, etc, all emerged from their respective specific eras, of course, but almost uniformly (Guernica aside) their works don't overtly reference the cultural context of their times, or rely on "getting" an ironic joke about either elevating the mundane (soup cans, etc) to "icons" or reducing the already iconic (Marilyn, Liz, Elvis, Mao, etc) to the mundane. Time marches on inexorably, and it won't be long before no one but art or culture historians remember who Marilyn or Liz were, and the works will have to stand completely on their own, stripped of irony or in-crowd "hipness," like the long-dead but now completely anonymous sitters of earlier portraitists. Will just one more Mao variation, its underlying screen print identical underneath the surface embellishments of the one just before and just after it in the run (remind me – just who was this "Mao" fellow anyway?) still be considered a "major" or "important" work of art? I'm beginning to doubt it. If one pays millions for a Liz or Elvis, there is an inherent expectation that the owner and viewers of the piece will know exactly who the subjects are, and why they inspired the piece. If a now-unknown silent film starlet was given the same treatment – same size, same composition, same colors – would the piece command millions? I think we all know the answer. Is Warhol's work "important?" Undoubtably, and I believe it will remain highly regarded, if perhaps not venerated as it is now. Was Duchamp's? Of course – but when was the last time anyone went to an elegant home and found a urinal displayed prominently on a table in the living room?

  • Marc Padilla

    What influences Art is confusing to me.What distinguishes a masterpiece from a portrait is determined by someone who knows what they're looking at and why it represents something special. Not me.I more likely to look like a fool cuz i think all paintings offer something special just cuz somebody took the time to paint it.

  • WreckReplica

    Dude was a druggy ego driven loser. His art is boring as fuck. You wouldn't give two shits about his art if it were done by someone else.. a blown up silver pillow aint art..

  • Thomas Kirby

    Art and music are the two things that makes me think that we may one day embrace our differences. In what other arena might these two very different gentlemen share a chat?

  • Eugenio Pérez

    Los yanquis creen que el tal Andy es un gran artista y es un paquete publicista vulgar y cansino.Muy lejos del arte.Conozco mejores publicistas en mi ciudad.Otro bluf yanqui y ramplon

  • xsandwich

    How to appropriate historically-bound artefacts to bolster flimsy contemporary phenomena. Engage with thought and behaviour from the immediate context of these works – as they happened – and then the dialogue between that and contemporary lived lives – not as a direct correlate. The latter's very lazy…. and potentially dangerous.

  • runway12

    Celebrity worship continues to be a Warhol epidemic for so many american people to this day. It's why I fully expect Mr. Peach will be re-elected for another 4 years. Apart from his blotted ink techniques and his dedication into the exploration into the question – what is art ? … there's very little respect or inspiration that I can muster for this guy because he was so … well …. how can I say …. EVIL ! ! ! ! !

  • Jacoba Velencia

    Is there any chance of a virtual reality tour or a video tour which shows us what the exhibition is like in the space? It seems a shame to let it sit empty without an audience to visit and experience it.

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