Pop Art

USA

Double Hamburger Deluxe at Marlborough Chelsea

Double Hamburger Deluxe at Marlborough Chelsea

Posted November 21st, 2013

Contemporary Art, Pop Art, USA

“They say we’re a service economy now–that there are more people selling us hamburgers than making steel and things. So would the huge wall murals of today be of the people sitting at computer terminals and the people at Burger King handing you your fries?… Read More

Video Art

The memento mori in the work of Andy Warhol and Douglas Gordon

The memento mori in the work of Andy Warhol and Douglas Gordon

Posted September 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Pop Art, Shows, Video Art

The exhibition “every time you think of me, I die, a little” in Basel draws upon the museum’s own collection to address the memento mori, a symbol of vanitas, in the work of Andy Warhol and Douglas Gordon. When considered in art-historical retrospective, it appears… Read More

Streaming

The religious Warhol – Birthday liturgy streamed live from church tomorrow

The religious Warhol – Birthday liturgy streamed live from church tomorrow

Posted August 5th, 2013

Events, Pop Art, Religion, Streaming

Andy Warhol kept his religious beliefs a secret. The pop artist as a religious man must have seemed like a contradiction to him or at least he was worried that it might have hurt his image, but nonetheless he rarely missed Mass at his church… Read More

Videos

Ron English – Popaganda

Ron English – Popaganda

Posted August 5th, 2013

Documentaries, Pop Art, Street Art, USA, Videos

The modern day Robin Hood of Madison Avenue, the subversive artist Ron English is on a mission to liberate all billboards. He paints, perverts, infiltrates, reinvents and satirizes modern culture on hundreds of pirated billboards. Popaganda chronicles the evolution of an artist who offers an… Read More

Shows

When Britain Went Pop! First comprehensive exhibition of British Pop Art

When Britain Went Pop! First comprehensive exhibition of British Pop Art

Posted July 21st, 2013

England, Pop Art, Shows

In October 2013 Christie’s, in association with Waddington Custot Galleries, will stage When Britain Went Pop!, an exhibition exploring the early revolutionary years of the British Pop Art movement, which will launch Christie’s new gallery space in Mayfair. This is the first comprehensive exhibition of… Read More

USA

Ed Ruscha – Los Angeles Apartments at Kunstmuseum Basel

Ed Ruscha – Los Angeles Apartments at Kunstmuseum Basel

Posted June 11th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Pop Art, Shows, USA

The new exhibition at Kunstmuseum Baselpresents photographs, photo books and drawings by the American artist Ed Ruscha (b. 1937). In 1965 he took pictures of apartment buildings in Los Angeles and environs, reproducing some of them in his third photo book, Some Los Angeles Apartments…. Read More

Pop Art

Velvet Underground, Warhol settle after banana split

Velvet Underground, Warhol settle after banana split

Posted June 4th, 2013

Copyright, Law, Merchandising, Pop Art

Velvet Underground, the 1960s avant-garde rock band, has settled a fight with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts over the rights to an iconic pop art image of a banana that graced the band’s best-known album. Velvet Underground sued the Warhol Foundation in… Read More

Videos

Anton Perich – Video Art & Art TV Pioneer

Anton Perich – Video Art & Art TV Pioneer

Posted May 10th, 2013

Documentaries, Film, Photography, Pop Art, Video Art, Videos

Anton Perich is an American Filmmaker, photographer and video artist who was very close to Andy Warhol and filmed in and around The Factory. Some of this footage is on Youtube now. Anton Perich was born in Dubrovnik (Croatia) in 1945. From 1965 to 1970,… Read More

Shows

Claes Oldenburg: The Street, The Store, Mouse Museum and Ray Gun Wing

Claes Oldenburg: The Street, The Store, Mouse Museum and Ray Gun Wing

Posted April 15th, 2013

Pop Art, Sculptures, Shows

The Museum of Modern Art presents Claes Oldenburg: The Street and The Store and Claes Oldenburg: Mouse Museum/Ray Gun Wing, from April 14 to August 5, 2013. At the start of the 1960s, Oldenburg’s audacious, witty, and profound depictions of everyday objects transformed the field… Read More