Andy Warhol

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

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Eric Mitchell once described his 1978 No Wave film Kidnapped as “a 1960s underground movie happening today.”

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The Socialist Education of Andy Warhol

by Carey Dunne on November 17, 2015

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Socialism probably isn’t the first political movement you’d think to associate with Andy Warhol.

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Crimes of the Art

by Benjamin Sutton on November 10, 2015

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On this week’s art crime blotter: a cow sculpture gets tipped, Warhol prints get ripped, and Lil Wayne’s collection gets raided.

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Minimalist Duets in Sculpture and Dance

by Jason Andrew on October 20, 2015

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During the summer of 1960, dance artists Simone Forti, Nancy Meehan and Yvonne Rainer rented rehearsal space at Dance Players on Sixth Avenue so they could improvise together.

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LOS ANGELES — From the Archives: Art and Technology at LACMA, 1967–1971 is a look back at a pioneering program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art which matched leading artists with aerospace and technology companies in the hopes of producing cutting-edge artworks.

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Post image for Trump’s Menstrala Art Moment: A Short History of Election Art

In certain parlors, the mixing of art and politics is considered vulgar. If so, then vulgarity reigns supreme in the memory of recent presidential elections.

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