Friday, 24 April 2009

Plastic Culture: Legacies of Pop 1986 - 2008

Date: 28 March - 30 May 2009
Venue: Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston, PR1 2PP

Plastic Culture looks at the visual and cultural impact of the Pop Art movement upon subsequent generations of artists in Japan, the UK and the USA.
The exhibition acknowledges the importance and influence of artists such as Andy Warhol and his pioneering approach to using and embracing technology as well as demonstrating how these ideas and concepts have been adopted and exchanged between the West and the East.
The exhibition includes painting, sculpture, video, photography and site specific installation, and features artwork from both emerging and established artists made during the last 20 years. The exhibition includes the following artists: Rachal Bradley, Nicola Carvell, Machiko Edmondson, Faile, Gajin Fujita, James Howard, KAWS, Richard Kirwan, Mariko Mori, Yoshitomo Nara, Jack Newling, Tony Oursler, Monique Prieto, Fiona Rae, Miho Sato, Cindy Sherman, Bridget Smith, Haim Steinbach, Daniel Sturgis, Andy Warhol and Gary Webb.

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