Andy Warhol's "San Diego Surf" Film Comes To MoMA

Andy Warhol's "San Diego Surf" Film Comes To MoMAAndy Warhol, San Diego Surf, 1968/1996

Andy Warhol produced more than 4,000 reels of film between 1963 and 1971. Over forty years later, his film San Diego Surf, shot in La Jolla, California, gets a proper release at The Museum of Modern Art in NYC.

San Diego Surf was filmed in color on 16mm film with two cameras, manned by Warhol and Paul Morrissey, and featured Superstars Viva, Taylor Mead, Louis Waldon, Joe Dallesandro, Tom Hompertz, Ingrid Superstar, Eric Emerson, Nawana Davis, and more. The story revolves around an unhappily married couple (Taylor Mead and Viva) with a baby who rent their beach house to a group of surfers.

The world premiere screening of the film will take place at The Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. The film will be shown publicly at The Museum of Modern Art from January 23 through January 28, 2013.

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[Via TheWarholMuseum]

Tags: andy-warhol, san-diego-surf, films, moma, museum-of-modern-art
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