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Andy Warhol’s work coming Down Under

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Andy Warhol’s iconic works will be coming to the National Gallery of Victoria as part of their major summer exhibition this year.

From December 11 the American artist’s most recognisable paintings will be on display in Melbourne.

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The exhibition will also feature works from Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, a political activist and blogger who has been a prominent voice in China’s democracy debate.

This intersection of Chinese and American culture will comprise more than 300 works and will be on display until April 2016.

The pieces on display will include new commissions, immersive installations, paintings, sculpture, film, photography, publishing and social media.

Some of Warhol’s most celebrated works, like his famous Campbell’s Soup painting or his iconic Three Marilyns, will be featured.

Weiwei described the opportunity to be featured alongside one of the world’s greatest artists as “a privilege”.

For more information on the exhibition click here.

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