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12.22.14 Rhett Jones

It’s been a good month for McDonald’s and art. Along with the McMass culture jamming project that turned out to be an artwork, a Chinatown McDonald’s just had a sculpture show curated by ANIMAL favorite Am Schmidt.  Unsuspecting seekers of Happy Meals found themselves in the midst of a pop-up show on December 11th. Schmidt tells […]

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05.20.14 Andy Cush

Over the weekend, the developers of Essex Crossing, a forthcoming residential-commercial development on the Lower East side, confirmed it would include a museum devoted to Andy Warhol. The new outpost will operate as a satellite location of Pittsburgh’s Warhol Museum. According to museum director Eric Shiner, the New York location presents “a chance to exhibit more […]

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04.24.14 Marina Galperina

Here are three of a dozen previously unseen digital images that were created by Andy Warhol and have been trapped on deteriorating floppy disks from 1985. They were just recovered by “a multi-institutional team of new-media artists, computer experts, and museum professionals” using something called “Forensic Retrocomputing.” The purely digital images, “trapped” for nearly 30 years on […]

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04.11.14 Marina Galperina

They were “The New Artists” of St. Petersburg, an underground collective operating out of communal apartment in the early 1980s, influenced by German Expressionism, Pop Art and Primitivism. The collective was founded by artist/philosopher Timur Novikov, attracted the likes of Brian Eno, Andy Warhol and John Cage, and sprouted the sexually ambiguous and homoerotic “New Academy” movement. The work and […]

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03.31.14 Andy Cush

If you’ve got an extra $27 mil laying around, consider spending it on the mansion at 132 East 62nd Street. Aside from six bedrooms, an elevator, and a beautiful backyard, it’s also got a horde of art inside — and everything comes with the house. According to Curbed, the mammoth residence boasts works from mega-famous, mega-expensive […]

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09.16.13 Kyle Chayka

Andy Warhol once famously said, “I like money on the wall. Say you were going to buy a $200,000 painting, I think you should take that money, tie it up and hang it on the wall.” He took his own advice, after a fashion, when he painted “200 One Dollar Bills,” a canvas of screenprints […]

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08.07.13 Marina Galperina

We’re almost done celebrating Andy Warhol’s birthday. See anything good on that live gravecam? Société Perrier has for you a net art GIF tribute to Andy — for he was a fan of the computer! — and what do you know, it features some of our favorite artists. Here are some good ones… Lorna Mills, Harwood […]

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08.05.13 Marina Galperina

In celebration of Andy Warhol’s birthday on August 6th, The Andy Warhol Museum and EarthCam bring you Figment — a live feed of Andy Warhol’s gravesite in the St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Cemetery in Pennsylvania, available 24 hours a day and seven days a week on the internet. Hundreds come to visit Warhol’s grave to put Campbell’s Soup cans […]

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07.31.13 Kyle Petreycik

Sometime last year, Andy Fields stumbled upon what he claims to be an early sketch by internationally renowned artist Andy Warhol. The sketch was purchased as part of a series of unidentified drawings and has since been sent to the Andy Warhol Foundation for authentication. However, despite the opinions of numerous experts from auction houses […]

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04.10.13 Marina Galperina

Known as the Warhol superstar, beloved as a poet and LES legend, 88-year-old Taylor Mead is leaving the city. The Anthology Film Archives moved up his talk before the screening of Cleopatra with Nico from the weekend to last night to accomodate his scheduled departure. If you hadn’t caught him, you won’t see him for awhile. You won’t hear recite […]

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