The religious Warhol – Birthday liturgy streamed live from church tomorrow

The religious Warhol – Birthday liturgy streamed live from church tomorrow

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

Ron English – Popaganda

Ron English – Popaganda

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

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

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

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

Ed Ruscha – Los Angeles Apartments at Kunstmuseum Basel

Ed Ruscha – Los Angeles Apartments at Kunstmuseum Basel

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

Velvet Underground, Warhol settle after banana split

Velvet Underground, Warhol settle after banana split

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

Anton Perich – Video Art & Art TV Pioneer

Anton Perich – Video Art & Art TV Pioneer

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

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

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

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

Watch: I shot Andy Warhol – Docudrama from 1996

Watch: I shot Andy Warhol – Docudrama from 1996

February 21st, 2013 | Film, Pop Art, USA, Videos

“I shot Andy Warhol” is a movie about Valerie Solanas and her time in New York City in the 60s as a guerrilla playwright and rabid anti-male feminist, all the while supporting herself through begging and prostitution. While working on her infamous SCUM Manifesto she… Read More

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

February 19th, 2013 | Pop Art, Shows, USA

For Roy Lichtenstein, it was better that the public was over-familiar with his work than not familiar at all, a point never lost on the American artist best known for his giant cartoon strip adaptations. A major retrospective of the artist at London’s Tate Modern… Read More

Get the Warhol D.I.Y. Pop App for free

Get the Warhol D.I.Y. Pop App for free

February 5th, 2013 | Apps, Pop Art

Andy Warhol helped make Brillo® an iconic brand in 1964 with his Brillo Soap Pads Box sculpture, and now nearly 50 years later the relationship continues. The Andy Warhol Museum partners with Brillo® to celebrate its 100 year anniversary by offering The Warhol’s popular The… Read More