Dark and Deadpan: Pop in TV and the Movies

From Andy Warhol’s commercial for Schrafft’s restaurants to Sherman Price’s film The Imp-Probable Mr. Weegee, starring Weegee as a crazy photographer, footage of the moon landing, and George Kuchar’s mock Hollywood melodrama Hold Me While I’m Naked.

Art Exhibition previously on at Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, United States.
From Thursday 15 November 2012 to Sunday 31 March 2013

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Published by anonymous on Thursday 11 October 2012.
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This exhibition brings together rarely seen films, advertisements, and political campaign messages that reflect the extravagant yet deadpan excess of Pop. Together they reveal the central role played by television and cinema in articulating the excitement, anxiety, and desire underlying both Pop art and popular culture in the 1960s.