Andy Warhol, ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate.  Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. (Photo Liam Madden)

Andy Warhol, ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. (Photo Liam Madden)

A major exhibition of the work of one of the world’s most famous artists, Andy Warhol opens on the 8th February in the MAC in Belfast.  The exhibition will include popular imagery from some of Warhol’s most famous works including Chairman Mao, Hamburger, cow wallpaper and references to Studio 54.

Andy Warhol, ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate.  Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. (Photo Liam Madden)

Artwork: Andy Warhol, ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. (Photo Liam Madden)

There will also be a whole season of Warhol-inspired events taking place at the MAC to coincide with the exhibition:

  • 13 Most Beautiful… – 16 February, 7.45PM, Downstairs at the MAC
  • Studio 54 – 2 March, 9.00PM, Downstairs at the MAC
  • Le Carousel – 8 March, 9.30PM, Upstairs at the MAC
  • Gob Squad’s Kitchen – 28-29 March, 7.45PM, Downstairs at the MAC
Andy Warhol, ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate.  Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. (Photo Liam Madden)

Artwork: Andy Warhol, ARTIST ROOMS National Galleries of Scotland and Tate. Acquired jointly through The d’Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008. (Photo Liam Madden)

The Warhol season at the MAC runs from 8 Feb – 28 April 2013. The exhibition opens daily from 10am-7pm and is free of charge.  For more information see: www.themaclive.com.