Four Columbia Alumni on The 2014 Black List
The screenplays of four Columbia Film alumni have been selected for the prestigious 2014 Black List. The Black List began in 2005 as a survey of film executives about their favorite scripts which hadn't been turned into features. Since then, over 225 Black List screenplays have been made into feature films.
IN COLLABORATION | ART PROPERTIES IN AVERY ARCHITECTURAL & FINE ARTS LIBRARY, THE MIRIAM AND IRA D. WALLACH ART GALLERY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE BRANT FOUNDATION ART STUDY CENTER
Fri, Apr 4, 4:30 - 8 PM
More than twenty-five years after his death, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) remains one of the most influential figures in contemporary art and culture. His life and work have inspired artists, writers, photographers, and filmmakers, and his own personal cultivation of the art of celebrity has left a legacy on the world to this day. His famous remark that "in the future everyone will be world famous for fifteen minutes" continues to leave its impression on our fame-obsessed world today, from reality TV to Twitter and YouTube.
Columbia University, in conjunction with the Brant Foundation, will celebrate Warhol and his legacy of "15 Minutes" of fame with a day-long exhibition of his photography and a public program. This event showcases the University’s collection of Polaroids and black-and-white prints donated by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts as part of the Photographic Legacy Program, curated by Roberto C. Ferrari, Curator of Art Properties at Columbia University, and coincides with the Brant Foundation’s traveling Andy Warhol exhibition.
An afternoon round-table discussion of Warhol specialists includes: Neil Printz, Blake Gopnik, Larissa Harris, Tom Kalin. Each panelist will share in 15 minutes the photographs on display and aspects of Warhol that pertain to their own work, including larger themes of glamour, celebrity, portraiture, and desire.
Following will be a reception and viewing of the School of the Arts MFA First Year Exhibition, curated by Deborah Cullen, Director and Chief Curator at The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery.
Concluding the evening will be an artist’s talk by Urs Fischer and Peter Brant on Andy Warhol. See detailed schedule below.