14 current artists are showing their works at the Andy Warhol Museum http://www.warhol.org/ from June, 24 to September, 9 (10 am – 4 pm). Guardian Self-Storage, 2839 Liberty Avenue, Strip District.
The exhibition is called Factory Direct: Pittsburgh. Art based on manufacturer’s materials and processes. The exhibition honors industry and innovation in Pittsburgh and area. It focus on industrial processes and industrial life.
It’s difficult to see the beauty of industrial materials but these 14 artists have got their goal!
List of artists and factory partnerships:
Chakaia Booker (USA) / Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University
Dee Briggs (USA) / TAKTL
Thorsten Brinkmann (Germany) / Construction Junction
Jeanette Doyle (Ireland) / Ansaldo STS USA
Fabrizio Gerbino(Italy) / Calgon Carbon Corporation
Ann Hamilton (USA) / Bayer and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
William Earl Kofmehl III (USA) / Boyd & Blair: Potato Vodka
Ryan McGinness (USA) / Forms+Surfaces
Mark Neville (Scotland)
Sarah Oppenheimer / PPG Industries
Edgar Orlaineta (Mexico) / Alcoa Inc.
ORLAN (France) / BodyMedia
Tomoko Sawada (Japan) / Heinz
Todd Eberle (USA) will photograph all companies, artists and factory workers.