- Thursday, July 08, 2010
A Portrait of the Artist, or Fisher-Inspired Films: Program 2
Date + TimeThursday, July 08, 2010
LocationPhyllis Wattis Theater
The Chelsea Girls
Andy Warhol, 1965, 200 min., 16mm
This art-house classic, Warhol's most commercially successful film, features 16mm films projected split screen with a single audio track. In choreographed scenarios at the Chelsea Hotel in Manhattan, Factory stars such as Nico, Gerard Malanga, and Ondine chatter about topics ranging from banal to sensational and even taboo. The Velvet Underground provides the mesmerizing soundtrack.
Admission + Ticketing
$5 general; free for SFMOMA members or with museum admission (requires a free ticket, which can be picked up in the Haas Atrium).Buy tickets
Support for A Portrait of the Artist, or Fisher-Inspired Films is provided by the Susan Wildberg Morgenstein Fund.
Image: Paul Morrissey and Andy Warhol, The Chelsea Girls (still), 1965; photo: courtesy Film-Makers' Coop/Photofest; © Film-Makers' Cooperative