Warhol Month

Print archive: September 2017 – From borough to gallery

Posted on October 17th, by The Croydon Citizen in Not featured, Politics & Society. No Comments

Croydon celebrated Andy Warhol this month, and the Citizen celebrated that fact

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Warhol Month event review: Drips, Beats and Pop – Warhol in the context of his time, by Joanna Straczowski

Posted on October 10th, by Paul M Ford in Culture. 1 Comment

A beautiful Cinders? A blood-sucking Dracula? Who was the real Andy Warhol?

The sickly second son of Slovakian immigrants; an artist whose first commission was drawing shoes for a fashion magazine; a self-styled virgin, claiming to have never had sex and yet treated at least once for a sexually transmitted disease: Andrew Warhola was many things in his time. As Andy Warhol, he achieved a level of … Read More »

Warhol Month event review: Andy Warhol Changed The World at the Spread Eagle pub theatre

Posted on September 27th, by Rufus Jones in Culture. No Comments

The chance to learn about modern art, for free, from experts. That’s Croydon’s Warhol Month

To celebrate Croydon’s Warhol Month, there’s a packed programme of events with many talks, walks and Warhol-inspired works of art splattered around Croydon. The month of activities marks thirty years since the death of the famous American artist. After finishing my pleasant meal at the Spread Eagle pub, I marched upstairs then … Read More »

Warhol Month event review: Warhol After Dark, the guided walk

Posted on September 26th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 3 comments

An art adventure by night on the streets of Croydon town centre

Another day, another remarkable Andy Warhol-themed event as part of Croydon’s superb Warhol Month. The festival, which marks thirty years since the death of the artist, has been running throughout September and has included talks, exhibits, workshops and film screenings. It’s the brainchild of Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison, founder of RISE Gallery in St George’s Walk, who … Read More »

Warhol Month event review: the guided art walk

Posted on September 13th, by Bernadette Fallon in Culture. No Comments

A walk on the wild artistic side in Croydon Town Centre

September is Warhol Month in Croydon. It marks the thirtieth anniversary of the death of artist Andy Warhol with a whole series of events that includes lectures, film screenings, workshops, Warhol-inspired walking tours and cocktails – yes, cocktails – to celebrate the big man’s work. One hundred and fourteen events in total.

And – get this. … Read More »

Art, inclusivity and the awesomeness of Croydon: the Citizen meets the man behind Warhol Month

Posted on September 7th, by Tom Black in Culture. 1 Comment

Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison explains why he’s filled the streets with Warhol-influenced art

I’d like to interview more people next to a bomb. Not because of the implied time pressure – this bomb, mercifully is deactivated and covered in paint – but because, well, it’s a bit of a story to tell, isn’t it?

RISE Gallery is full of things that could form the basis of a gripping … Read More »