Andy Warhol - Ladies and Gentlemen FS II128 | The Ladies and Gentlemen series is comprised of portraits of cross-dressers from a New York City nightclub called, The Gilded Grape. Warhol took the cross-dressers’ portrait with a Polaroid Big Shot camera and then transferred the image onto silk screen. This was the same process he used on celebrities and other famous figures.
The night before he died, President Kennedy and his wife slept in a suite that had been turned into their own private art show. Fifty years on, the exhibition has been recreated. Charles Darwent on how America is reliving the assassination through art