The man responsible for making pop art relevant in the 70's will be celebrated by New York University in Abu Dhabi on February 2nd. The universities art gallery will recreate the artists famous studio ' The Factory' for it's first Art History Time Machine party- a one night event which will embody the artistic spirit of 1970's New York.
“This one-night event kicks off a series in which we reimagine historical art communities around the world, and reflect on the future of our own developing art communities here in Abu Dhabi,” says Maya Allison, founding Director of the Art Gallery at New York University Abu Dhabi, and Chief Curator at NYU Abu Dhabi. “The gallery’s public programme aims to bring the university into dialogue with local communities with engaging events that celebrate iconic moments of creativity and cultural development.”
What to expect from the 2016 version of the 1970's? Music from Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Madonna, a carb overload of New York style hot dogs and pizzas, as well as recreating your own Warhol- inspired screen tests.