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Exploring women and Warhol in new Warhol Museum exhibit

The first new exhibit since the Warhol’s reopening, “Femme Touch,” debuted June 29 at the museum’s North Shore location and will run until next January.

By Lucas DiBlasi, For The Pitt News

July 14, 2020

“Femme Touch” is an exploration of the women and femmes — feminine-aligned queer people — who Andy Warhol frequently associated with and made the subject of his art, according to the Warhol’s chief curator, José Carlos Diaz.

‘Dandy Andy’ tour takes a look at Warhol’s queer history

The Andy Warhol Museum’s “Dandy Andy” tour focuses on Warhol’s identity as a gay man in relation to the gay rights movement in the United States. (Photo courtesy of Andy Warhol, Small Acetate (Self-Portrait in Drag), 1980, © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.)

By Jon Kunitsky, Staff Writer

August 20, 2018

The tour differs from regular museum tours by allowing visitors to learn more about Warhol’s boyfriends, his life as a gay man in New York City and how his art was subsequently influenced by the men in his life and the queer community.

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