Exhibition Catalogue – Andy Warhol: My Perfect Body (2016)

Catalogue of exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, (2016-17)

Cover of exhibition catalogue 'Andy Warhol: My Perfect Body'Andy Warhol: My Perfect Body
Edited by Michelle Piranio
Written by Jessica Beck, James Boaden and John Giorno
With a contribution by Douglas Crimp
Published by The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, 2016

ISBN: 978-0-9855350-7-0

Dr James Boaden (University of York) contributed an essay entitled, ‘Be Somebody with a Body’ to the catalogue of the exhibition Andy Warhol: My Perfect Body held at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh from 21 October 2016 to 22 January 2017.  The exhibition was curated Jessica Beck, assistant curator of art at the museum, which is one of the Four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

As well as an Exhibition Checklist and illustrative plates of artworks in the exhibition, the catalogue features ‘Douglas Crimp and Jessica Beck: A Conversation’.  Alongside Dr Boaden’s contribution there are two further essays: ‘Warhol’s Beauty Problems’ by Jessica Beck and ‘Andy’s Perfect Body’ by the poet and performance artist John Giorno (1936-2019).

Main image: Catalogues for the exhibition 'Andy Warhol: My Perfect Body', featuring 'Andy Warhol with Face in Hands' (detail) by Edward Wallowitch, 1957-58, gelatin silver print

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