In early June IZOLYATSIA holds two lectures by Eric Shiner, director of The Andy Warhol Museum (Pittsburgh), curator of the special project at The Armory Show 2013, "Andy Warhol: consumption x production".
On June, 4th, 19:00, the lecture will be held in the Contemporary Art center M17, Kyiv.
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On June, 6th 18:00 the evnt will be organized at IZOLYATSIA, Donetsk.
At The Warhol Museum, Shiner organized Factory Direct: Pittsburgh, an exhibition that showcased the artwork of 14 established contemporary artists invited to conduct artist residencies in Pittsburgh-based factories. In addition, Shiner led The Warhol team in creating Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal, the largest traveling exhibition of Warhol artwork in Asia, as well as the first retrospective of appropriation artist Deborah Kass, titled Before and Happily Ever After.
In 2013, Shiner curated Armory Focus: USA at The Armory Show, which presented a broad snapshot of the country’s contemporary cultural practice. Further, Shiner is a scholar of contemporary Japanese art and a leading authority on Andy Warhol.
His hometown is New Castle, PA. He received a Bachelor of Philosophy in The History of Art & Architecture and Japanese Language & Literature from The University of Pittsburgh Honors College in 1994, an M.A. in The History of Art from Osaka University in 2001, and an M.A. in The History of Art from Yale in 2003.