“Warhol Revisited: Gary Taxali Lecture on the Influence of Warhol on his Art & Career”
For Immediate Release: AUGUST 5, 2015
“Rotating Lecture Series: Gary Taxali”
Thursday August 6th, 2015 (8 pm to 9 pm)
Warhol Revisited, Revolver Gallery – Your Andy Warhol Specialists,
77 Bloor Street, Toronto, ON
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Accomplished international artist, Gary Taxali will discuss Warhol’s impact on today’s artist and how it has informed his own approach to painting. Explore Warhol through an artistic lens as Taxali discusses the artist through his own paintings in this engaging audio visual presentation. Meet and greet with the artist will follow the lecture. “on Thursday August 6th from 8 to 9 pm
CURRENT & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:
Gary Taxali Public Municipal Gallery Exhibition, Design at Riverside Idea Exchange (Cambridge Galleries), 7 Melville Street South Cambridge, ON from July 17th to September 20th
Gary Taxali Solo Exhibition, “Hotel There” at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC. Opens on November 21st, 2015.
Gary Taxali Bio
Gary Taxali is an internationally acclaimed contemporary artist. His retro stylized art, reminiscent of depression era advertising, typography and packaging in the realm of pop art garnering many awards (including a 2009 Grammy nomination for album art for Aimee Mann). His major influences are Andy Warhol, Ray Jonson, The Fleischer Brothers, the Russian Avante-Garde, 1930s and 1940s packaging design, advertising and typography. He sits on the Stamp Advisory Counsel for Canada Post, is a frequent international speaker and is tenured faculty at OCAD University.
Revolver Gallery – Your Andy Warhol Specialists
Warhol Revisited, a six month Toronto Pop Up is Canada’s largest exhibition of Warhol’s work ever and includes portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, Mao, Mickey Mouse, Queen Elizabeth, the Dollar Sign Canvas, and the Campbell’s Soup Cans. Tickets are available to purchase at the door and online at Revolver Gallery