Sleep: Warhol,Cage,Satie

27 May 2007 – 28 May 2007

Regular hours

10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

All Tickets £18 (020 7887 8888)

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Tate Modern

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus: 45, 63, 100, 344, 381, RV1
  • Tube: Southwark/Blackfriars
  • Train: London Bridge
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Andy Warhol's first film Sleep, is screened throughout the night accompanied by a re-creation of the 18-hour musical performance that inspired it, John Cage's historic 1963 staging of Erik Satie's epic repetitive work for piano, Vexations (1893). Introduced with a performance by Warhol's lover John Giorno, who features in the film.

With performances by Gavin Bryars, Michael Nyman and John Giorno

The event runs all night but ticket holders can drop in and out. Food & drink will be available throughout the night. Feel free to bring a sleeping bag.


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