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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 5, 2003

(Mahwah) – In the world of art, Andy Warhol is a larger than life figure to many inside and outside the art world. To better understand this popular cultural hero, Tom Sokolowski, director of Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum, will discuss Warhol’s life and art Tuesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the Berrie Center’s Sharp Theater at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Admission is free.

Andy Warhol understood it all from sleaze to sainthood. He challenged the notion of originality, broke down the lines between high and low, and provided the clearest portrait of the American Dream between the ’60s and ’80s. He was and is a cultural icon,” Sokolowski said. Sokolowski’s talk will last approximately one hour.

The Andy Warhol Museum, housed in a renovated seven-floor warehouse building in Pittsburgh, displays more than 500 works of art, drawn from its extensive collections of works by Andy Warhol in all media, as well as from its huge archives and a collection of works by other artists.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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