Andy Warhol, Shadows, 1978-79 (detail). Dia Art Foundation. ©
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Organized and moderated by Gary Garrels, Dia’s director of programs at the time, the symposium on Andy Warhol’s oeuvre was held at 155 Mercer Street on Saturday, April 23, 1988. Presentations by Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Trevor Fairbrother, Rainer Crone, Nan Rosenthal and Charles F. Stuckey examined Warhol’s work, assessing his position in the culture of his time, his influence in and beyond the art world, and the ideological implications of his practice.