Warhol Around Town
MOCA claims to be presenting the largest survey of Warhol's films ever shown. Critic Bruce Hainley curated a roughly chronological series ranging from the artist's early experimentation with silent film and static subjects to his innovative use of narrative and cinematic portraiture.
SilverScreen Theater at the Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood; free for MOCA members, $5 nonmembers, no advance sales, box office opens 30 minutes prior to screening; cash only; parking $5; (213) 621-1745.
Elvis at Ferus, 1963Black-and-white, silent, 3.7 min.
Eat, 1964Black-and-white, silent, 35 min.
Soap Opera, 1964Black-and-white, sound, 46 min.
Sunset, 1967Color, sound, 33 min.
FRIDAY, MAY 31, 7 p.m.
Empire, 1964Black-and-white, silent, 485 min.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1, noon 8:05 p.m.
Taylor Mead's Ass, 1964Black-and-white, silent, 76 min.
Eating Too Fast, 1966Black-and-white, sound, 66 min.
FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 7 p.m.
Sleep, 1963Black-and-white, silent, 285 min.
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 26 p.m.
Haircut #1, 1963Black-and-white, silent, 24 min.
Henry Geldzahler, 1964Black-and-white, silent, 88 min.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 7 p.m.
Mario Banana (No. 1), 1964Color, silent, 3.7 min.
Mario Banana (No. 2), 1964Black-and-white, silent, 3.7 min.
Couch, 1964Black-and-white, silent, 52 min.
Shoulder, 1964Black-and-white, silent, 4 min.
Harlot, 1964Black-and-white, sound, 66.5 min.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 7 p.m.
Four of Andy Warhol's Most Beautiful Women, 196470Black-and-white, silent, 15 min.
John and Ivy, 1965 Black-and-white, sound, 35 min.
Outer and Inner Space, 1965Black-and-white, sound, 33 min.
The Life of Juanita Castro, 1965Black-and-white, sound, 66 min.
FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 7 p.m.
Restaurant, 1965Black-and-white, sound, 33 min.Space, 1965Black-and-white, sound, 66.6 min.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 7 p.m.
Camp, 1965Black-and-white, sound, 66.5 min.
Paul Swan, 1965Color, sound, 66 min.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 7 p.m.
Vinyl, 1965Black-and-white, sound, 66.5 min.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 7 p.m.
The Loves of Ondine, 1967-1968Color, sound, 85 min.
FRIDAY, JULY 12, 7 p.m.
I, A Man, 1967Color, sound, 95 min.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 7 p.m.
The Nude Restaurant, 1967Color, sound, 100 min.
FRIDAY, JULY 19, 7 p.m.
Cobra Woman, 1944Dir. Richard SiodmakColor, sound, 72 min.
Screen Test #2, 1965Dir. Andy WarholBlack-and-white, sound, 66 min.
ANDY DOES HOLLYWOOD
Beginning July 31, the American Cinematheque, in conjunction with MOCA, presents "Andy Warhol Does Hollywood," a film series curated by critic Bruce Hainley exploring Warhol's meditation on stars, film genres and celebrity culture.
Films scheduled include: Tarzan and Jane Regained . . . Sort Of, Blow Job, Kiss, Lupe, Poor Little Rich Girl, Hedy, Lonesome Cowboys, Horse, Kitchen, Beauty #2, Bike Boy, The Chelsea Girls, My Hustler, Closet, Imitation of Christ and More Milk Yvette.
Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Blvd.; $6 MOCA members, $7 seniors and students, $8 nonmembers. (323) 466-FILM.
Fahey/Klein Gallery presents "I Shot Andy Warhol: Portraits of Andy and the Warhol Scene," a group exhibition featuring the work of Peter Beard, Charles Henri Ford, Greg Gorman, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Makos, Gerard Malanga, Jim McHugh, Billy Name and Steve Schapiro, among others. Opening reception, Thursday, May 23, 7 to 9 p.m. Fahey/Klein, 148 N. La Brea Avenue; (323) 934-2250 or www.faheykleingallery.com. Through July 6.
"Andy Warhol & Jean-Michel Basquiat: Collaboration Paintings" at Gagosian Gallery. Advertising meets graffiti in the series of paintings Warhol and Basquiat made together in the early 1980s. 456 N. Camden Drive, Beverly Hills; (310) 271-9400 or www.gagosian.com. Through June 22.
"Andy Warhol: Celebrity Polaroids" is a collection of 23 portraits taken by Warhol during the '70s and '80s using a Polaroid Big Shot camera. Subjects include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Liza Minnelli, Deborah Harry, Georgia O'Keefe, Jean-Michel Basquiat and, of course, Andy himself. Grant Selwyn Fine Art, 341 N. Cañon Drive, Beverly Hills; (310) 777-2400. Through June 15.
"Warhol" at IKON LTD./Kay Richards Contemporary Art features prints, works on paper, paintings and objects. Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., G4, Santa Monica; (310) 828-6629 or www.ikonltd.com. Through June 22.
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