The Portland Tribune's Jason Vondersmith talks to Portland Art Museum Curator Sara Krajewski about the Museum's latest exhibition, Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, opening Saturday, October 8th and on view through January 1st, 2017. More than 250 Andy Warhol prints will be shown at the Portland Art Museum, spanning 2 floors of the building and over 10,000 square feet of space.
The interview follows Vondersmith's previous interview with collector Jordan Schnitzer. Krajewski, like Schnitzer, has been fascinated by Warhol. “It’s his long-term, through his whole career, investigating our visual culture, our visual landscape,” she says. “That started in his beginnings as a commercial artist, when he would collect photographs and create ads based on images circulating in popular culture. We continue to be obsessed with images today."
Krajewski tells Vondersmith that because the Portland Art Museum was able to work with only one collector, it made putting together the exhibit rather easy, logistically. “He has a wonderful storage facility, he displays things at home, he allows museums and universities to borrow ...,” she says.
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