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'Letters to Andy Warhol': Celebrity drives art exhibition, but in the end, is it a clunker?

'Letters to Andy Warhol': Celebrity drives art exhibition, but in the end, is it a clunker?

“Letters to Andy Warhol,” a traveling exhibition touching down in West Hollywood for just 10 days, could have been curated by an algorithm. It features only 10 works but is packed with crowd-pleasing features. Large, shiny object in the window? Check. Photo booth where your selfie comes out like a Warhol silkscreen? Check. Virtual reality environment in which you paint the universe with rainbows? Check.

I think Warhol would have been pleased.

The show, a collaboration between the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and the car maker Cadillac, sets its sights on the meandering line between art and commerce that Warhol navigated so deftly. But where he was nimble, the...

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