Warhol Unscreened: Artworks from the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection
27 July - 8 Oct 2017
This major exhibition of one of the 20th century's most iconic and influential artists includes over 80 of the artist’s major screenprints including Flowers, Campbell’s Soup Cans, Muhammed Ali, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Mouse and Superman. In addition, Warhol’s celebrated Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers record album, a selection of Interview magazine covers, and the renowned Birmingham Race Riot image will be on exhibition. The exhibition was made possible by Bank of America Merrill Lynch with additional support from BASA, Black Africa and KayaFM.
Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn), 1967, from Portfolio of ten screenprints on paper 3/250. Bank of America Merrill Lynch Collection. Image courtesy The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
One colour at a time: Contemporary Screenprints
27 June - 12 Nov 2017
Fine Art screenprinting continues to flourish in South Africa as is evident in the group of young and emerging artists whose work is showcased on this exciting exhibition. The exhibition was collaboratively curated with three Johannesburg printing studios - Artists Proof Studio, Prints on Paper and Division of Visual Arts, Wits School of Arts (DIVA) - who each used their own criteria to select works.
Jessica Doucha Mikado ii, 2017, screenprint (4 colour process print/CMYK), 59 x 42cm.
Moses Tladi (1903 - 1959)
15 March - 16 July 2017
Wits Art Museum (WAM) is excited to host the seminal exhibition, Moses Tladi (1903-1959) in celebration of Moses Tladi. Previously shown at Iziko South African National Gallery (SANG), Johannesburg viewers will now have the opportunity to explore the life and work of one of South Africa's great, but largely unknown landscape painters. Many of the works on the exhibition come from the Tladi family's private collection.
Moses Tladi No 1. Crown Mines. Undated, oil on canvas board, 35 x 50cm, Angela Read Lloyd Private Collection. Image courtesy of Print Matters.