Capital Critics' Circle
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Reviewing Theatre in Canada's Capital Region
La critique théâtrale de la région Ottawa-Gatineau

WARHOLCAPOTE: Their World of Celebrity, Competition, Conversation, Art, and Friendship

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Warholcapote
Photo Gretjen Helene

As its title seems to indicate,Warholcapote , a two character play revolves around a relationship so close that both characters are in some way indistinguishable. Both were honored as avant-garde artists of the mid-twentieth century and both were celebrity hounds. Much of Warhol’s art consists of paintings of beautiful and famous actresses, most notably Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor, the most prominent movie stars of their time. Nonetheless, he is perhaps most renowned for his pop art paintings of Campbell soup cans and other consumer goods of the middle class of the period. (Continue reading » )