Independent Rockers Dean & Britta celebrate Warhol exhibit sponsored by McKinney
Independent rock duo Dean & Britta will perform ‚Äú13 Most Beautiful ‚Ä¶ Songs for Andy Warhol‚Äôs ‚ÄòScreen Tests‚Äô‚Äù at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Bryan Center‚Äôs Reynolds Theater on Duke University‚Äôs West Campus.
This performance, a complement to the Nasher Museum of Art‚Äôs exhibition ‚ÄúBig Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids,‚Äù sponsored by McKinney is a recent addition to Duke Performances‚Äô 2009/10 season. Duke Performances and the Nasher Museum are sponsoring the musical event.
‚ÄúBig Shots: Andy Warhol‚Äôs Polaroids‚Äù is an exhibition of rare photographs of Warhol subjects on view at the Nasher Museum through Feb. 21.
‚Äú13 Most Beautiful‚Äù is a set of 13 songs created as a soundtrack to 13 of Andy Warhol‚Äôs ‚ÄúScreen Tests,‚Äù a series of short films that each feature three to four minutes of uninterrupted close-up footage of luminaries from Warhol‚Äôs world. The performance consists of a simultaneous performance of the songs Dean & Britta created for the films and a screening of the films themselves. The project was commissioned by the Andy Warhol Museum and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.