THE EXHIBITION

The Andy Warhol - Pop Art Identities exhibition is dedicated to the famous American artist Andy Warhol and brings together more than 130 artworks and original films.
The exhibition aims to re-read Warhol's artistic journey from two specific points: his desire to transform his weaknesses into strengths and his aspiration to be seen as a witness to his “here and now”, also through what could be defined his "liquid identity".


More than 130 artworks - among the most representative of the artist's corpus - make us understand how Warhol's ideas masked precise creative strategies. In some cases, they were nourished by chance and hide a sort of acceptance of destiny, of a mysterious and unthinkable force that regulates existence.


To be sure of being a tool that would project all things in their essence into a favorable randomness and above all to show them in a new light, Warhol stopped drawing and painting, devising personal artistic techniques capable of guaranteeing uniqueness in seriality, effectively depriving the artwork of its "authenticity". One of the many contradictions of him that will make him famous, defined by most as an "earthly genius", a predominant figure of the Pop Art movement and one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century.

 

The exhibition is produced by MetaMorfosi and presented by GC Events, with the scientific curatorship of Maurizio Vanni.

 

INFO & TICKETS

Opening Hours

Monday closed.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Saturday from 10am to 7pm.

Last entrance 1 hour before the closing time.

Tickets

Box office on site!

According to federal regulations it will be possible to access the exhibition only with the COVID PASS, certifying that you have been vaccinated, cured or tested negative for a rapid antigen test within the previous 48 hours or PCR within the previous 72 hours. Reservation is not mandatory. The mask is not mandatory but recommended.

Adults (from 16 years): CHF 23.--

Students / Seniors (64-65 years) / IV-Authorized: CHF 19.--

Children (5 to 15 years): CHF 15.--

Family package (2 adults + 2 children): CHF 62.--

 

Free admission up to 4 years!

Audio guide available on site: CHF 5.-- (German, French, Italian and English).

The exhibition is accessible for wheelchairs.

​​Dogs allowed.

Language

 

The exhibition texts are in French, English and German.

 

Corona 

The museum complies with the requirements of the Swiss Confederation and the protective measures of the Association of Swiss Museums.

– COVID PASS is required

– Face mask is recommended
– Several disinfection dispenser (entrance/exit, toilets)
– Regular cleaning/disinfection by professional cleaners
– Sick persons are not allowed to enter the museum.

 
 

CONTACT

MESSE BASEL

Hall 5

Messeplatz 10

4005 Basel

info@warholbasel.ch

+41 78 216 27 85

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