Free Tuesday Program

Tuesday, June 01, 2004
Warhol before the Brillo Box: Pre-Pop Art and Advertising

Date + Time

Tuesday, June 01, 2004
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Overview

During the 1950s Andy Warhol worked as a successful commercial illustrator in New York City, creating album covers, Christmas cards, book jackets, and, most notably, a continuing series of shoe ads. In this lecture, Meyer discusses the connections between Warhol's early career and the development of his iconic works of Pop art in the 1960s.

Participants

Richard Meyer, associate professor, University of Southern California, and visiting professor, Stanford University