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"The Arts of Jean Cocteau"
2000-11-05 until 2001-01-28
Andy Warhol Museum
The works of early mid-twentieth century French artist Jean Cocteau and
contemporary artist Andy Warhol were uniquely far-ranging, including fine
art, theater, film and literature. Cocteau had a great influence on Warhol,
visible in both specific works -- such as Warhol's drawings of the 1950s
-- and, in a larger sense, in the model that Cocteau provided by crossing
traditional artistic boundaries and engaging in a wide variety of creative
The Cocteau exhibition at The Warhol will reflect the far-ranging
nature of Cocteau's work, including artworks, archival material, films,
performances and publications. This exhibition is the product of a
collaboration between the Warhol Museum and the new Museé Jean
Cocteau in France.
This exhibition was made possible in part by agnès b, the Cultural Services of the
Embassy of France, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency. Special
thanks to US Airways, the Carrier of Choice for The Arts of Jean Cocteau exhibition.
Eiffel Tower, c. 1958-60