Andy Warhol's Electric Chairs: Reflecting on Capital Punishment in America
This exhibition presented Warhol's Electric Chair series of paintings and prints together with diverse audio and written points of view as a catalyst to generate dialogue around the various sides of the capital punishment debate. Presented in collaboration with Amnesty International USA's Human Rights Education Program and Mid-Atlantic Regional Office (MARO), the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Duquesne University School of Law, The Center for Victims of Violent Crime and The Public Conversations Project. The museum gratefully acknowledges these organizations, the Electric Chair community advisory committee and all the individuals who have given their time to the project. Supported in part by The Animating Democracy Initiative, a project of Americans for the Arts, funded by The Ford Foundation.