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Andy Warhol

Kusama And Cornell, An Unlikely Bond

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

2012-06-11-pullquote.jpgYayoi Kusama's work is obsessive. Polka dots spread like infections across walls, canvases, objects.

10 Artists with FBI Files

Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts

Arnold Mesches, "The FBI Files 16," 2001; mixed media collage on paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Gif...

Art and Money

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

The numbers are in. The prices of blue-chip art are bigger than they have ever been at a time when whole countries have contemplated fiscal bankruptcy and currency devaluation. Fine art is a art is a global currency less volatile than the euro, dollar or drachma... or Facebook stock.

Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

From candid photographs of the young queen laughing, holding her own umbrella and having a cup of tea, to more radical silkscreens by Warhol, we notice the departure from a traditional, elevated image to that of one more ordinary and down-to-earth.

Movie review: Men in Black 3

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.24.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I will admit: I tend to have a bias against movies with the number "3" in the title. If there's ever a dead giveaway that all imagination has been sap...

Art Thieves Make Off With Warhol, 18 Other Works Worth Millions

Posted 05.22.2012 | Detroit

Nineteen works of art, including a silkscreen by artist Andy Warhol, were stolen from a private collection in Detroit, Fox 2 reported Monday. Accor...

Hotel To Give Away Original Warhol (If You Can Figure Out Which It Is)

Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts

Last night Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" sold for $37 million at auction. For those of you disappointed that you couldn't get your hands on it, one Aus...

Sotheby's Auction Breaks Records... Again

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" sold for $37 million and works by Roy Lichtenstein and Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei broke their ow...

Before They Were Famous -- WARHOL by William John Kennedy

Camilla Webster | Posted 07.08.2012 | Arts
Camilla Webster

After nearly 50 years, never-before-seen photographs of Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana and their work have been published for the first time by the KIWI Arts Group.

Happy Birthday Keith Haring!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Pop-street art darling Keith Haring. The artist, who mastered the rare combination of super happy and super cool, would turn ...

The Body Becomes The Canvas

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Who wants a tattoo of a few Chinese characters when you can have one of the greatest works of all time emblazoned on your back? Although most of the a...

What Do Art Instructors Actually Teach Artists?

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.01.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

In effect, the job of today's artists who teach is to inspire students, making them aware of the aesthetic issues to be tackled but encouraging them to tackle these issues in their own way.

Sir Damien Hirst: Artist or Entrepreneur?

David Galenson | Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

Hirst's enormous financial success, and the conspicuous delight he takes in it, have produced anguish, envy and outright hostility among many in England's staid and priggish art world, who cling to the ancient ideal that artists should be secular priests, who take vows of poverty and regard money as a source of corruption.

Insane Bar Code Portraits

Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

Scott Blake makes incredible interactive portraits out of bar codes, illustrating how black-and-white data can come to resemble a personal connection....

Samantha Brick: The Woman Whose Brief Fame Showed Us That Confidence Can Be a Curse

Christina Patterson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Christina Patterson

Samantha Brick seems to think that her father's praise was a precious gift. She seems to have forgotten that the article which made her famous was actually a lament. And that what she'd said was that she'd suffered because half the population didn't like her.

How A Seasoned Contemporary Artist Handles Herself

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

Elaine Sturtevant made her controversial artistic debut in 1965 when she showed an exhibition of replicates of Andy Warhol's silkscreen floral prints ...

A Spotify Playlist For Art Stars

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

We had a very hard time making this playlist, dear readers, because there are innumerable songs about art in the world that merit your attention. Wher...

'Deal With It, I'm Guy Pearce'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

Being the last interview on the schedule usually leads to one of two outcomes: Either (A) the interview subject is completely exhausted and wants noth...

Garage Sale Find Could Cost Coca-Cola Huge

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

One man's trash is another man's $130 million Coca-Cola stock certificate. In 2008, the now-deceased Tony Marohn bought a number of documents at a...

Andy Warhol Takes Pictures Of The Cool Crowd

Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol was a social animal. Ravenous to get in with the cool crowd, Warhol's life's work surrounded around social interaction. (Although his cool...

Buyer Finds Warhol Sketch At A Garage Sale

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

While the majority of garage sale treasures include old family photos, broken VCR's and stained baby clothes, don't give up hope! If you keep scouring...

'Antiques Roadshow': Soup Cans Signed By Andy Warhol

Posted 04.03.2012 | TV

One of the most iconic images Andy Warhol ever created was his image of that can of Campbells soup. A man claiming to be an old friend of his thought ...

(R)evolution in Rock: The Art Takes Los Angeles by Storm

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Such scrappy behavior -- hopeful, yet realist in a "turning world" -- is what propels this Down Under band over the precarious tightrope navigating the middle ground between dreams and nightmares on their journey to define a rock 'n' roll (r)evolution in the 21st century.

Carolyn Castano's Bedazzled Narco-Wars

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Carolyn Castano explores the narratives of the narco-wars in Latin America, highlighting the female roles in a male-dominated world of violence, polit...

10 Alter-Egos Of Famous Artists

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts

Attention and behold: Marcel Duchamp... as a lady! Or, not exactly. This is more than just a giddy Surrealist in a pretty hat and a little rouge. This...