Between stories of excess, transgression and worldliness, the protagonists of the lively artistic atmosphere of an ever-new New York like Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco Clemente, Keith Haring, Julian Schnabel and Jeff Koons, with about 150 works from 29 September will be at Palazzo Albergati in Bologna in the Warhol & Friends exhibition. New York in the 80s. Beds too often as the decade of disenchantment and superficiality, the '80s have their own way of doing politics
in an explosion of colors and figures where art is not just a visual experience. The 80s opened with the election of former actor Ronald Reagan as President of the United States; the economy is transformed into finance and accumulated unimaginable wealth; John Lennon dies killed under his home on December 8, 1980; the New York Stock Exchange collapses and also the Berlin Wall; the facts of piazza Tienanmen, the invention of the www and the dropping of AIDS in the USA.