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Andy Warhol: Sunset

Menil Collection, Houston


A rare, unfinished film by Andy Warhol, Sunset is a meditation on the temporality of an everyday phenomenon. Warhol began making the film in 1964 when the Menil Collection founders, John and Dominique de Menil, commissioned the artist to create a new film, one with spiritual significance. Warhol shot sunsets in San Francisco, East Hampton, and New York City, but never completed the project, stating, ‘I filmed so many sunsets for that project, but I never got one that satisfied me.’ Read more.

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