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Andy Warhol

10 Reasons That Warhol Matters

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Matthew Israel

One can easily measure Warhol's influence based on Google hits, Amazon publications and how easily he and his work can be recognized by the man on the street. And there's a Warhol for everyone.

15 Everyday Objects Extraordinary Artists Use From the Simple to Subversive

Austin Considine | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

A new crop of contemporary South Asian artists is using everyday objects in ways that feel arresting and subversive. The effect: you feel a cunning contradiction of chills and excitement mingling.

Sculpting Jay-Z, Warhol and Lenin in Wonderbread

Marina Cashdan | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

Although young Polish artist Milena Korolczuk is best known for her works in film, she has recently turned a more unconventional medium: Wonderbread.

Rising Artist Robert Peterson Credits Hip Hop Community for Lyrical Inspiration

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Marjoriet T. Matute

Less than a calendar year has passed since Peterson bought his first six-dollar art set but with determination and much dedication, Peterson has mastered the spectrum by mimicking famed artists such as Warhol and Da Vinci.

Andy Warhol, Master Ad Man

Austin Considine | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

It's been 26 years since Andy Warhol died, but the Pop Art innovator's imprimatur still moves product like none other. Here are a few Christie's favorites from recent years, accompanied by quotes from the master illustrator himself.

The Warholian Questionnaire: Jackie Beat

Austin Considine | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

Roseanne Barr called her "the greatest drag queen on earth." The New York Times warned that "small children may be frightened" of her ribald live performances. Both were probably right. Naturally, she was a perfect fit to answer one of our questionnaires

Jaywalking in L.A.

Jay Weston | Posted 08.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Andy Warhol's portrait of ElizabethTaylor at L'Ermitage Hotel's lobby exhibit The always-exciting L.A. Food & Wine Festival, which takes place in la...

The Warholian Questionnaire: Aaron Hicklin

Austin Considine | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

In conjunction with an upcoming gay pride-themed sale of Warhol's drawing and photographs at Christie's, we interviewed Aaron Hicklin, the editor-in-chief of Out. He talked antiques, Ru Paul and why we're all really drag artists deep down.

The Warholian Questionnaire: Michael Musto

Austin Considine | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

Musto first made a name for himself in the 80s, when the downtown New York scene was at its peak of flamboyance and grit. It was also a battleground for gay rights, and Musto, an openly gay man, was a fierce voice for equality.

A Chat with Boney James, Plus Queen V, Cameron The Public and SDG Exclusives, and Galen Hawthorne Reviews Moon Hooch

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Recently, critically-acclaimed alt rock band They Might Be Giants graced Iowa City's Englert Theater with their clever lyrics, energetic melodies and bizarre showmanship as part of a tour to promote their new album Nanobots.

Spotting

Francis Levy | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Action painting, was described by the art critic, Harold Rosenberg, as a memento of a creative act that once was. "What was to go on canvas was not a...

Art Rules?

David Galenson | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Few, if any, domains, and certainly none in the arts, have a single, fixed set of rules and practices, that are accepted and followed by all practitioners. Instead, many if not most disciplines simultaneously have several different sets of rules.

The Most Famous Polaroids

The Huffington Post | Leigh Silver | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

Edwin Land, the inventor of the Polaroid camera, spoke in front of one of his factories in 1970 and dreamt up the camera of the future: "A camera whic...

It's Settled!

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — A legal fight between the legendary rock band The Velvet Underground and the Andy Warhol Foundation is over. Court papers made publi...

From THE SLANT: Inside the Celebrity Interview with Kevin Sessums

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 07.10.2013 | Media
Stephanie Fairyington

In Sessums's view, celebrity occupies a paradoxical position in the magazine world. On the one hand, the public's insatiable appetite for stories about the rich and famous is the engine motoring newsstand sales and revving up online traffic.

The Stories That Only Artists Can Tell

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Biographers often find it amusing to note the job an artist had before becoming able to live off the sales of their artwork, but for artists those jobs are not just anecdotes.

Artsy Goes Inside JR's New York Studio

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

JR's art is omnipresent. Whether on the façade of a building, the back of a truck, or, currently, the streets of Times Square, the world is quite literally his gallery. But where is he?

Keith Haring: Boy Wonder

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Keith Haring packed a great deal into his very short life. When he died of AIDS in 1990 at the age of 31, the artist left behind thousands of completed works -- drawings, paintings, murals, prints and sculpture. And Haring's output expanded beyond the realm of fine art and into popular culture.

Lost Warhol Photos To Be Displayed In NYC

Susan Michals | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

One of the most iconic faces of the 20th century is about to be rediscovered. On May 3, lost images of pop art icon Andy Warhol will be unveiled in Manhattan for the first time in public in an exhibition sponsored by Interview Magazine, which the artist founded in 1969 .

NYC-ARTS Top Five | Munch & Warhol, Brave Writers and Fantasia Live

NYC-ARTS | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

GUESS WHO?

Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts

Flipping through the catalog for Christie's upcoming Andy Warhol sale is like examining the personal scrapbook of a Studio 54 regular. The Pop Art kin...

Has the Art Market Gone Medieval?

John Seed | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
John Seed

On the 26th of March, several news sources reported that casino magnate Steve Wynn had sold Picasso's 1932 painting "Le Rêve" to hedge fund owner Steven Cohen for $155 million dollars.

8 Impressive Hotel Art Collections Worth A Visit

Oyster | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel
Oyster

When traveling around the world, tourists often have famed art museums on their lists of must-see attractions. But what if the hotel they're staying i...

Warhol's Old House Up For Sale For $5.8M

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Pop art fans looking to get their hands on a historic property, look no further. Andy Warhol's former New York City residence is up for sale. The ...

A Spectacular Garden Show at South Coast Plaza!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.11.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The 24th Annual Southern California Spring Garden Show at South Coast Plaza is the most highly-anticipated garden event on the West Coast, and this year's theme is particularly interesting: "The Garden as Art."