Andy Warhol: Cars / Works from the Mercedes-Benz Art Collection



Gayle Anderson is understanding about Andy Warhol’s “Cars” series on display for the 1st time in North The us in far more than 30 decades at the Petersen Automotive Museum.

The show attributes 27 screen prints on canvas and 13 drawings from Warhol’s renowned “Cars” series. The entire world-popular sequence capabilities 8 Mercedes-Benz versions showcasing the heritage of automobiles. Apart from the is effective, some of the autos portrayed by Warhol are exhibited, which includes the Mercedes-Benz Components 1 racing automobile W 196 R with streamlined overall body, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” Coupe (W 198) and the Mercedes-Benz 750-kilogram formulation racing auto W 125.

In a assertion, Mercedes-Benz Art Assortment Head Renate Wiehager mentioned, “Since the highly acclaimed presentation at the Guggenheim Museum New York in 1988, Andy Warhol’s “Cars” sequence has been a visitor in main museums all-around the environment. We are quite happy that just after a lot more than 30 many years, it will now be witnessed once more thoroughly in the US. The name Warhol has a ‘mythical’ attraction in the context of artwork, as the customer numbers to his exhibitions clearly show. This is also real of the brand name name Mercedes-Benz in its context, which – materialized in the symbol of the star – has a protected area of connotations: beautiful, quick, modern-day, deluxe, excellent.”

The Automobiles series is a person of the previous artwork collections built by Warhol before he died in 1987. Warhol produced the collection for the 100th anniversary of the then Daimler-Benz AG. At first, 80 shots of 20 vehicle designs from eight diverse many years have been intended to be designed but only 36 prints on canvas and 13 drawings had been completed. To date, 30 display prints and all 13 drawings are component of the Mercedes-Benz Artwork Selection. The works can be found at different Mercedes-Benz internet sites and can be accessed by workers and the public by way of registered guided tours.

Andy Warhol: Cars
Will work from the Mercedes-Benz Art Assortment

Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Gayle Anderson studies for the KTLA 5 News on July 25, 2022.