Andy Warhol loved women, he was friends with Liza Minnelli and Dolly Parton, as well as Aretha Franklin and Grace Jones.
Andy Warhol, Dolly Parton, 1985. © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Tim Nighswander
Finally, an exhibition is honoring Warhol’s portraits of women opening Wednesday at the Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York.
It’s more than just Marilyn Monroe and Hollywood stars. He captured the complexity of women like Liz Taylor and captured Jackie Kennedy in all her iconic beauty.
Andy Warhol, Red Jackie, 1964. © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Froehlich Collection, Stuttgart Courtesy Froehlich Collection, Stuttgart
For fans of 1980s pop culture, there are portraits of Debbie Harry and Bianca Jagger. It also sparks a conversation on the male gaze.
Images via Lévy Gorvy Gallery