Works by legendary late artist Andy Warhol will be on display in an unprecedented and highly anticipated exhibition presented by UAB through Feb. 28, 2015. The first major show by an artist of global renown at the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts since its opening in January 2014, “Warhol: Fabricated” will be a remarkable presentation of private and public Warhol pieces that have never before been exhibited together.
This innovative exhibition will combine nine Warhol screen prints and 90 photographic prints owned by UAB with loaned pieces from the Andy Warhol Museum, the Booth Western Art Museum, the Birmingham Museum of Art, beta pictoris gallery and private collectors, and an iconic photo of Warhol from internationally recognized photographer Bob Adelman. In addition, well-known New York-based contemporary artist Charles Lutz will display works from his “Denied Warhol Paintings and Sculpture” series.
Admission to AEIVA is always free. AEIVA, at 1221 10th Ave. South, is open to the public 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12-6 p.m. Saturday and is closed Sundays and holidays. Call 205-975-6436 or visit AEIVA online.
Hosted by UAB Artist-in-Residence Eric Essix, “The Essentials” is the ASC’s original, innovative series devoted to honoring the rich history of jazz. Join the ASC for the third installment, which will survey the unique history of bebop’s history, music and artists.
Led by Essix, the first half of the performance is dedicated to a jazz lecture. Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Marsalis and his jazz quartet will perform during the second half. The show is set to begin at 7 p.m. in the ASC’s Jemison Concert Hall, 1200 10th Ave. South. Tickets are $39.50. Call 205-975-2787 or visit www.AlysStephens.org.
This ASC-curated performance is made possible by the support of PNC Bank.
Marsalis also will present an ArtPlay master class for students at 3 p.m. Dedicated to music education, Marsalis has shared his knowledge at universities across the country. He is an artist-in-residence at North Carolina Central University.