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Past Event I Just Want to Watch: Andy Warhol’s T.V. on Saturday Night Live

A video still of a person holding an apple and looking towards the camera. A Saturday Night Life graphic in red, capital letters appears in the foreground.

Andy Warhol T.V. Productions, Andy Warhol’s T.V. on Saturday Night Live, [broadcast October 3, 1981], 1981
1” videotape, color, sound, 1 minute
©The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, a museum of Carnegie Institute. All rights reserved.

We are pleased to present the first installment of an online screening series featuring the film, video, and television work of Andy Warhol. The programs will showcase classic, rarely screened, and never-before-seen films, video diaries, and television projects Warhol and company created from 1963–1987. Hosted and introduced by our Associate Curator of Film & Video, Greg Pierce, the series, developed exclusively as one-evening events, will provide global access to new HD versions of the films as well as unique celebrity guest perspectives on Warhol’s moving image art and his influence and legacy, within the context of contemporary art, experimental cinema, and pop culture.

Program three will re-broadcast Warhol’s first appearance on network television as a comedian in 1981. Also included will be the cameras original tapes that were shot to create the humorous short piece.

Warhol Without Walls

A global digital initiative created by The Andy Warhol Museum to expand public discourse around art and its role in a changing world, Warhol Without Walls signals a more boundless embrace of experimentation in all content we produce.


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