Curated by Revolver Gallery Owner, Ron Rivlin and Gallery Director, Korbin Coskey, “Andy Warhol:Revisited” is a wall-to-wall, salon-style exhibition featuring over 200 artworks by Warhol spanning from the 60s through 80s, including many of Andy’s iconic works. The exhibition will feature interactive installations, themed rooms, and guest speakers.
Some standout items on display include the gallery’s latest acquisition: Andy’s 1974 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow along with the original registration which will be the first time Andy’s car will be on display to the public; 15 very rare and complete portfolios of Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe works; a rare Stable Gallery plywood Campbell’s Juice Box previously owned by famed designer Halston; an extremely rare Andy Mouse portfolio by artist Keith Haring in collaboration with Warhol; and several 1981 paintings including Dollar Sign, black and white Ads and Illustrations series paintings, and Guns – which depicts the weapon used by Valerie Solanas who attempted to murder Warhol in the late 1960’s.
There will be a room dedicated to famed Factory photographer Billy Name, who created the aesthetic and design of the Silver Factory. Visitors can take a break and take a selfie on Andy’s blood-orange Factory sofa as well as the re-created wall of Campbell Soup cans before marveling over the iconic works.
Rivlin, a Toronto native who made his name for himself by founding multiple companies in the music and entertainment world has become an avid collector of Warhol’s work over the years. In 2012, Rivlin saw an opportunity to open Revolver Gallery which has become a unique approach to the gallery model displaying the rare works he has assembled over the years. Revolver Gallery, founded by serial entrepreneur Ron Rivlin, maintains a one-artist program devoted exclusively to promoting and preserving the legacy of Andy Warhol through education and experience. In 2017, Revolver will give back to the community with the launch of it’s sister non-profit company named ArtCauseAmerica.org. Its mission is to provide students, who attend public schools with no art programs, the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of creating artwork for free through classes in public libraries.
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