Andy Warhol

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PARIS — Arty, esoteric, noise music may not be for everyone, but the Velvet Underground arose from just such obscure subgenre territory.

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From the world’s oldest ham to corvettes crushed in a sinkhole, some of the greatest wonders of our museums are available 24/7 through online webcams.

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Post image for Looking and Being Looked At in the New International Center of Photography

I expected to stare at many things at the International Center of Photography’s new 250 Bowery location, but my own image was not one of them.

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Post image for Death and Death and Death by Warhol

Venus Over Manhattan is sparely hung, dimly lit, and cavernous. The mood is somber, appropriate to 1% big money ventures and for contemplating 18 versions of Andy Warhol’s sinister “Little Electric Chair” (1964) canvases.

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Crimes of the Art

by Benjamin Sutton on April 12, 2016

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On this week’s art crime blotter: seven Andy Warhol prints went missing from a museum, two men were arrested as authorities recovered a stolen Edvard Munch, and a Russian cultural critic was murdered.

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Post image for Reckoning with Pop Art’s Irrepressible Popularity

CHICAGO — Three major exhibitions devoted to Pop art that opened last year broadened the purview of this movement as a primarily Western (American) phenomenon by unearthing lesser-known artists to provide a global view of art in the 1960s and ‘70s.

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Post image for Pop Irony’s Enduring Influence in the Art Institute of Chicago’s New Contemporary Collection

CHICAGO — The Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, which opened in 2009, has reinstated its contemporary collection after giving over most of the space in 2015 to a much-lauded retrospective of the American sculptor Charles Ray.

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Post image for In Paris, Andy Warhol’s Works Are Shadows of Their Former Selves

PARIS — With electronic digital simulacra, there is no longer a spent nostalgia for natural semblance: Warholian reproducibility is the fundamental logic and code of our information society.

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PARIS — Kudos to Ugo Rondinone.

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Post image for A New Barbie Doll Channels Andy Warhol

Leave it to Mattel, the maker of the Barbie doll, to fulfill Andy Warhol’s famous wish to be plastic.

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