Bringing Andy Warhol’s Shadows to the Hirshhorn

Later in his career, the 20th century painter explored abstract art in numerous large paintings

For the first time ever, all 102 of Andy Warhol's Shadows are installed together, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden through January 15. (Warhol, "Shadows," 1978-79. Dia Art Foundation. © 2011 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Bill Jacobson)

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Shadows, for this reason, is a milestone in Warhol’s multifaceted career. “He wasn’t just a one-hit or one-idea wonder,” says Hankins. “He was really innovating on a number of different levels.”


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