Andy Warhol, “Paraphernalia” (1966)

The films of Andy Warhol are provocative milestones of underground cinema, flaunting convention simply by letting the gritty world be itself. They include a motionless eight-hour shot of the Empire State Building, a short of Lou Reed drinking a Coke, and erotic acts aplenty.

In Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Filmscurated by the Andy Warhol Museum and Dean Wareham, 15 never-before-seen, digitally restored selections from the 1960s are presented alongside live music by five artists representing a musical trajectory from the post–Velvet Underground ’70s to today. The program features:

  • Bradford Cox (Deerhunter, Atlas Sound)
  • Eleanor Friedberger (The Fiery Furnaces)
  • Martin Rev (Suicide)
  • Tom Verlaine (Television)
  • Dean Wareham (Galaxie 500, Luna)

As part of the BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival, Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films  will be playing at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY from November 6 to 8.

Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at or by calling 718-636-4100.


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