100 Northern Ave
Boston, Massachusetts 02210

Co-presented with by ICA/Boston World Music/CRASHarts

Between 1964 and 1966, Andy Warhol shot his "Screen Tests" – beautiful, revealing portraits of hundreds of individuals, all visitors to The Factory. From the famous to the anonymous, most subjects were captured in stark relief by a strong keylight, and filmed by Warhol with his 16mm camera on silent, black and white, 100-foot rolls of film. The result is a fascinating collection of four-minute, slow-motion masterpieces that startle and entrance.

Jointly commissioned by The Andy Warhol Museum and The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, The 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests, is a performance that utilizes the Museum's film collection. Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips use the "dream pop" sensibility of their former indie-pop band, Luna. Known for its entrancingly melodic guitar hooks, and clever and wistful lyrics, as well as the often referenced Velvet Underground influence in their music, Luna also reflected Dean and Britta's keen interest in 60's Italian and French New Wave cinema.

Step back-and forward-in time, and rediscover Warhol's masterworks in this performance featuring large scale video projection above the musicians performing on stage.

Tickets: $25

Official Website: http://www.icaboston.org

Added by ashmont on January 5, 2009