Posts Tagged ‘Silver Clouds’

ToDo ToDay: “Silver Clouds,” Jim Lehrer’s Play, and Gypsy Sally’s Opening

Andy Warhol’s "Silver Clouds" is bound to be a crowd-pleaser on view at Artisphere, where 150 of the Scotchpak-made metalized plastic film balloons will float for about five weeks. But make no mistake: Despite their family-friendly appeal, Warhol’s balloons are adult material. Read more >>> (Kriston Capps) The exhibit opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. and is on view [...]

Rate of Inflation

In September, Artisphere brings Andy Warhol's celebrated 1966 installation "Silver Clouds" to Rosslyn. But not without a little help. Inflating all 150 of Warhol’s Scotchpak-made metalized plastic film balloons, and keeping them inflated, requires a lot of helium: approximately 1,850 cubic feet, according to Artisphere Executive Director José Ortiz. A global helium shortage makes that [...]