October seems to be Andy Warhol’s month in Barcelona! Simultaneously two places are showing the artist’s oeuvre, La Caixa Forum and HG Gallery. Here we will tell you about the second one.
The HG Gallery in Barcelona holds an exhibit on the one and only, Andy Warhol. HG Gallery is a project from the photographic duo Christian Hunter and Martin Gatti who have worked with brands such as Diesel and Mango and have some of the fashion industry’s top names.
The gallery offers its visitors one of a kind works by the Pop Art master, including a drawing of his famous dollar sign as well as the portraits of Mao Tse Tung as well as portraits his contemporaries, Joseph Beuys and Keith Harring by Andy.
While the exhibition might seem small, the artworks are unique and not-so-known pieces by the artist as well as many original and iconic editions of Warhol’s magazine Interview.
Don’t forget to see the merchandise from the exhibition. HG Gallery offers actual Campbell’s Tomato Soup, coffee table books, biographies, pillows, colouring books and even a Find Warhol children’s book.
Besides the exhibit of his artwork HG Gallery has organized activities and talks so people can get to know the character who was Andy Warhol. On October 5th they held a fantastic talk with rock journalist Ignacio Julià, one of the attendees was Victor Bockris, author of Warhol’s Biography and contributor to Interview besides hanging out at The Factory.
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