Saturday, December 6, 2014

Pop Art hits Sydney

I'm excited about this one!

Pop to popism is the latest exhibition to be held at The Art Gallery of New South Wales.

The exhibition features 200 works by 70 international and Australian pop artists. 

Art by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, Robert Indiana, Martin Sharp, Brett Whiteley, Maria Kozic, Richard Hamilton, Peter Powditch, David Hockney, Martha Rosler, Ed Rusha, Peter Blake, Gilbert and George, Richard Larter and Niki de Saint Phalle.

Works are on loan from collections from all over the world.

The exhibition runs until March 1, 2015.

Retrogoddess has a double pass to giveaway for entry to Pop to popism exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To enter leave a comment below or email retrogoddess@mail.com. A winner will be chosen at random on Friday, December 19. 

Here are a just a few of my favourite artworks from the exhibition.


Andy Warhol  Marilyn Monroe 1967 silkscreen on paper 1 of suite of 10: 91.5 x 91.5 cm (each) Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles © Andy Warhol  


Andy Warhol Triple Elvis 1963 aluminium paint and printer’s ink screenprinted on canvas 209.2 x 180.6 cm Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond Gift of Sydney and Frances Lewis. © Andy Warhol Foundation


Peter Powditch The big towel 1969 oil on composition board 183.6 x 122.4 cm National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Samuel E. Wills Bequest, 1979 © Peter Powditch


Robert Indiana Love cross 1968 oil on canvas, five panels 457.2 x 457.2 cm overall The Menil Collection, Houston © Robert Indiana


Roy Lichtenstein    In the car 1963    oil and magna on canvas, 172 x 203.5 cm   
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art    Purchased 1980    © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein