What: “International Pop”
When: Opens Saturday, runs through Sept. 6
Where: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.
Cost: $14, adults; $12, seniors; $9, students; free for 18 and under. Free on the first Saturday of the month and Thursday evenings.
Info: 612-375-7600 or walkerart.org
Walker After Hours Preview Party: 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday ($30)
“International Pop” Opening Day Talks on Saturday: Introduction to “International Pop,” 10:30 a.m.; “The Internationality of Pop,” 11:15 a.m.; “Argentine Pop and It’s Dematerialization,” 1:30 p.m.; “Tokyo Pop,” 3:30 p.m.
“International Pop” goes way beyond the usual suspects. Even though pop art icons including Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein are represented in the Walker Art Center exhibit opening Saturday, the show takes a global approach to a world well-known for its American artists.
In fact, one of the biggest misconceptions of pop art, according to former Walker chief curator Darsie