Final Day for Warhol’s “13 Most Wanted Men” and “Chuck Connelly’s “My America” (CPs Sun., 1/4/15)

1) A continuing exhibit at the Warhol Museum, 13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World’s Fair, chronicles a minor crisis the artist created at that fair, which was held in New York City. Warhol had been commissioned to provide art work for the New York Pavilion. What he chose to do was enlarge front- and side-view mug shots of 13 most wanted criminals from a NYPD booklet, forming a massive panel on the pavilion’s exterior. Fair officials were none too happy about this controversial art and covered it with silver paint. Warhol revived his piece that same year by producing 20 Most Wanted Men paintings on smaller canvases, using the same screens with which he made the World’s Fair installation. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ends today. 117 Sandusky St. North Shore.

Page from “The Thirteen Most Wanted”, Police Department, City of New York, source material for Andy Warhol's Most Wanted Men series, 1962, courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum.

Page from “The Thirteen Most Wanted,” Police Department, City of New York. Source material for Andy Warhol’s Most Wanted Men series, 1962. Courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum.

Chuck Connelly, "Slag," 2013, courtesy of the artist

Chuck Connelly, “Slag,” 2013, courtesy of the artist.

2) Also finishing its run at The Warhol is Chuck Connelly: My America. As part of the Pittsburgh Biennial, the museum is presenting a selection of artworks by Connelly, a noted neo-Expressionist painter who was born in Pittsburgh, studied at Philadelphia’s Tyler School, rose to fame in the New York City art world, and now lives and paints back in Philadelphia. His striking works deal with a vast range of subject matter. You’ll find religious imagery and cosmic visions mixed with still lifes of breakfast cereal and home interiors, as well as portraits, landscapes, and street scenes. Ends today. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Warhol, 117 Sandusky St., North Shore.

3) Hearty Sunday dinners aren’t just for the meat eaters or the financially comfortable. Grab some friends and head over to Brillobox for the Starving Artist Sunday Suppers. Every Sunday, the restaurant’s chef creates a different hearty vegetarian meal and offers it for just $7 to give you a break from your regularly scheduled ramen du jour. You’ll want to get there early, as the special only goes until the food runs out (and at that price, it will). 6 p.m. 4104 Penn Ave., Lawrenceville.

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