The Easel

Andy Warhol – From A to B and Back Again, Whitney Museum, New York

Its easy to lose sight of Warhol, simply because he is so ubiquitous. This widely praised show focuses on the duality of his life – a gay from macho Pittsburgh; an active Catholic in secular New York; sincere artist and cynical businessman.  He uniquely understood, says the curator, “America’s defining twin desires for innovation and conformity, public visibility and absolute privacy”.