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Andy Warhol

Why Artists Aren't Rock Stars

Kristen Hotham Carroll | Posted 04.28.2012 | Arts
Kristen Hotham Carroll

Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, and Robert Mapplethorpe are all names I remember hearing as I was growing up. I would be hard pressed to find a 12-year-old who could name a living artist today.

Tammy Takes Nico to Nihilist Nirvana

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I never thought Nico would make me feel 14 again. That's exactly what happened last week when I caught Tammy Lang's performance of Chelsea Madchen, a fabulous show in which she eerily reincarnates the Warhol superstar Nico.

25 Years After Anna, Sally Kirkland Reflects on the Oscar Race for Best Actress

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

In Kirkland, a star was born -- in her forties. Kirkland's Anna, a faded Czech star stumbling into Manhattan striving for a new beginning, is just as stunning 25 years later.

EVA & ADELE On Their Lifelong Collaboration

Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts

You've probably seen them at a gallery at some point, but then again, this Austro-German duo is arguably its own moving museum. Meet the living works ...

Jean-Michel Basquiat's Secret Signature

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts

LONDON — Thirty years ago, artist Jean-Michel Basquiat secretly signed one of his paintings in invisible ink, says Sotheby's auction house, whic...

PHOTOS: Andy Warhol Like You've Never Seen Before

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.08.2012 | San Francisco

Before there was Instagram, there was Polaroid. And when it came to Polaroid, Andy Warhol was a master. Celebrating the pop art icon and his legac...

Hahn-Bin: Juilliard Meets Studio 54

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Hahn-Bin is an exquisite melting pot of talent and style, of the classical and the strange. A prodigy violinist Pop Art icon, he is what happens when ...

Life's Worth Measured in YouTube Views

Vaidotas Valantiejus | Posted 03.27.2012 | Media
Vaidotas Valantiejus

The whole controversy with SOPA and PIPA got me thinking about online creativity and fame. Do we really need that? Is online creativity something real...

Ca$h 4 Your Warhol: Artist Geoff Hargadon Will Accept Your Phone Call

Gordy Grundy | Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

In early 2012, the Andy Warhol Foundation will dissolve their Art Authentication Board. To fill the vacuum, Ca$h for your Warhol has announced a free authentication service. Just because it's funny, doesn't mean it's not serious.

In Case You Missed It, Here's a De-Cap: HEADLESS BODY IN TOPLESS BAR!

Charlie Carillo | Posted 03.26.2012 | New York
Charlie Carillo

The man convicted for the crime that inspired the most famous headline in the history of tabloid journalism recently sought parole nearly 29 years after it happened, which put that headline right back in the headlines.

"I’ve Never Met A Person I Couldn’t Call A Beauty."

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol reportedly once said, "I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs."...

Incomparable Woman Behind the Lens - Rose Hartman on Rose Hartman

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

2012-01-18-Screenshot20120118at11.07.23AM.jpg 'It takes a few seconds to get the image," Rose Hartman likes to say, "Plus 35 years of work to produce the results that I can in my best pictures."

Move Over Picasso: New Top Auction Earner

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Chinese artist Zhang Daqian has knocked Picasso from a very high pedestal. The artist generated $506.7 million from auctions in 2011 alone. Close ...

Battle Of The Banana: Warhol Vs. Velvet Undergound

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol's career was based on repurposing well-known celebrity images and brands, but now the Warhol Foundation has found itself in a heated battl...

What Do 10 Famous Artists And Critics Have To Say About Love?

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

1. "Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding." (Diane Arbus) 2. "Painting is like making love. Yo...

Yayoi Kusama and the Art of Infinity

David Galenson | Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

In a contemporary art world filled with the unusual and often the bizarre, one of the very most improbable stories must be that of the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Her remarkable career is currently the subject of a major retrospective at Paris' Centre Pompidou.

Artists: Can You Be Sued for Including a Real Person in Your Painting?

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists aren't being hauled into court every time they include a recognizable face in their work, but the growing sense that one's likeness is a "property" that can be commercially exploited has led many artists to feel less secure in pursuing realistic figurative images.

The Christmas Poem For Art Collectors And Art Lovers Alike

Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

A Song For Andy The Joy of Collecting Words + Pictures By Anthony Haden-Guest On the first day of my Art Binge My consultant...

The Week In Art

Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts

It's been a fun week on HuffPost Arts. We marveled at artist Oleg Shuplyak's astonishing optical illusion paintings and discovered which artists are a...

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday, Basquiat!!!!

Posted 12.22.2011 | Arts

Jean Michel Basquiat, radiant child that he was, always thought he might be famous. (Although he also reported "I thought I was going to be a bum the ...

Richer Than Rich: Art Outperforms S&P

Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.21.2011 | Arts

If you ever find yourself choosing between some Warhols or a few stocks, we're here to make that decision easier. A new study has found that artwork b...

Andy Warhol, Cee Lo Green, and Janelle Monáe Photos In Hot New Show

ARTINFO | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Throughout his four decades in photography, Mick Rock, the so-called "man who shot the '70s," snapped pictures of some of the greatest rock and roll m...

WATCH: Talented Monkey Is Next Big Thing In Abstract Art

Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts

Many great artist personas get 'discovered' from their eccentric appearances before they even make any great art. Such was the case with Pockets Warho...

PHOTOS: Art Stars Being Painfully Cool In New York

Posted 12.09.2011 | Arts

The upcoming photography exhibition 'I'm An Artist Living In New York' will provide historical photos of... well, artists living in New York. These sn...

Ron English Discusses His Pop Surrealism (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Ron English's latest collection, "The Seasons of Supurbia," is a journey through pop surrealism, realized in English's universe as tableaus of toys with twisted features in a foreboding landscape.