ABOUT THE ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM
Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the place of Andy Warhol's birth, The Warhol is one of the most comprehensive single-artist museums in the world. The Andy Warhol Museum is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Additional information about The Warhol is available at www.warhol.org.
ABOUT CARNEGIE MUSEUMS OF PITTSBURGH
Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1895, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums dedicated to exploration through art and science: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. In 2007, the museums reached 1.3 million people through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.
13 Most Beautiful...Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests features a selection of 13 of Warhol's four-minute classic silent film portraits, with newly commissioned soundtracks by Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips, performing as Dean & Britta. Subjects include Nico, Lou Reed, Edie Sedgwick, Dennis Hopper, and more. Shot between 1964 and 1966 at Warhol's Factory studio in New York City. The project began touring in January '09 at Lincoln Center in New York and has since toured throughout the country and internationally to almost sixty venues and continues to accept offers into 2014. Read more at warhol.org
The Art of 5 Minutes is a full-scale retrospective exhibition that examines the art form of the music video as seen through the lens of contemporary art.
The Art of 5 Minutes will take a deep look at some of the most iconic music videos of the past 20 years along with spotlighting the newest breed of artistic talent who are leaving a significant artistic imprint on mass media culture.
Many of the selected music video directors are artists themselves. Some are filmmakers, others are photographers, while a few can label themselves as professional video artists who have been featured in group gallery shows and museum exhibitions throughout the world.