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The Birmingham Museum of Art opens first exhibition to examine Warhol's fascination with automotive vehicles

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.- The Birmingham Museum of Art brings the Birmingham community a distinctive exhibition of works by Andy Warhol. Warhol and Cars: American Icons, on display from June 24 ? September 16, is the first exhibition to examine Warhol?s enduring fascination with automotive vehicles as products of American consumer society. ?Warhol was fascinated with American culture and his images represented what he felt were elemental to our culture whether they were Hollywood icons, Campbell's soup cans, or Chryslers coming off the Detroit assembly line,? said Ron Platt, Curator of Modern and Contemporary art at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
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