LONDON (AP) — Andy Warhol's portraits of New York drag queens and trans women are going on display at London's Tate Modern in a show that aims to find new angles on the iconic American...
NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Warhol transcended a photographer's copyright by transforming a picture of a vulnerable and uncomfortable Prince into an artwork that made the singer an "iconic,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself —...
ANTIBES, France (AP) — A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle designed by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised...
PLAINFIELD, N.H. (AP) — Antiques, paintings, rare books and other items that belonged to former poet laureate Donald Hall are about to go up for auction.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — From a floral recreation of Woodstock to an exploration of the optical effects of psychedelia, the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show reinterprets 1960s counterculture in a...
DETROIT (AP) — An upcoming exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts takes a look at Pop Art and highlights many works acquired by the museum in the 1960s.
"From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975 " opens Feb. 17 at the museum and runs through Aug. 25.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Mekas the Lithuanian-born director, critic, patron and poet widely regarded as the godfather of modern American avant-garde film and as an indispensable documenter of his adopted New York City, has died. He was 96.
Mekas, who survived a Nazi labor camp and years as a refugee, died Wednesday morning at his home, said the Anthology Film Archives. Mekas was artistic director of the New York-based nonprofit theater, a leading avant-garde cinema and center for film preservation.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 25-foot long "Camouflage Last Supper," one of Andy Warhol's last and most personal works, floods a full wall of a room on the fifth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The massive acrylic and silkscreen mural captures the artist's seemingly contradictory piety and irreverence. It's one of more than 350 works on display in the largest retrospective of Warhol's prolific career in nearly 30 years.
NEW YORK (AP) — There were princess looks and stars pretty in pink, liquid metallics and a contingent in red for TV's big night at the Emmy Awards.
Claire Foy in custom Calvin Klein by Appointment, Jessica Biel in ruffly Ralph & Russo and Scarlett Johansson in Balmain represented in white Monday, as did RuPaul in a jacket adorned with Andy Warhol designs of black Statues of Liberty on one side.
NEW YORK (AP) — The luxury retailer Henri Bendel, which opened its doors in New York's Greenwich Village at the end of the 19th century, is closing.
L Brands Inc., which acquired the brand in 1985, said that the 23 Bendel stores will turn out the lights in January. The Columbus, Ohio, company said it wants focus on larger brands with more growth potential.
NEW YORK (AP) — With healthy doses of bright pinks and yellows, in butterfly prints and a palm motif, Naeem Khan's spring-summer collection felt sunny side up at New York Fashion Week.
There was, of course, plenty of the bling Khan is known for in gowns that have landed on the backs of queens and first ladies. Those allowed to wear open backs, one-shoulder in jersey and raffia fringe are more than welcome.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Before there even was a popular definition of social media, Andy Warhol was the human embodiment of it. The man practically created the concept of bringing together people through pop culture and art — all he lacked was a modern delivery system.
Today, seeing as everyone from Barbie to your poodle has an Instagram account, what might the artist born in Pittsburgh as Andrew Warhola have done with his?
LONDON (AP) — A new art exhibition in London depicts Michael Jackson as a savior, a saint, an entertainer, an icon, a monarch, a mask and a mystery.
The National Portrait Gallery show, opening Thursday, reveals the extent to which contemporary artists have been drawn to the late King of Pop, as an artistic inspiration, a tragic figure and a fascinating enigma.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A three-vehicle crash in Pittsburgh has left a man dead and a woman and three children injured.
The accident on the 10th Street Bypass — between the Roberto Clemente and Andy Warhol bridges — occurred just before 5 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities say the driver of an SUV lost control and struck a concrete barrier, then rolled over and collided with a car driven by 61-year-old Michael Markilinski, of Crescent.
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts man took two Andy Warhol paintings from his college friend and then sold fake versions on eBay.
Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old Brian Walshe, of Lynn, told his friend that he would sell the Warhols for him for a good price then took the paintings and stopped responding to him.
CHICAGO (AP) — Magazine designer Art Paul, who created Playboy's famous tuxedoed bunny head logo, has died. He was 93.
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say overloaded power strips sparked the deadly Trump Tower fire in New York City that sent flames and thick, black smoke pouring from windows of the president's namesake skyscraper.
The New York Fire Department on Monday said the April 7 fire in a 50th floor apartment on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue was accidental, caused by "sequenced power strips powering multiple components."
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fire at Trump Tower that killed a 67-year-old man (all times local):
The 67-year-old man who was killed in a blaze at New York City's Trump Tower was an art collector who spent time with Andy Warhol but later fell on harder financial times.
Todd Brassner died Saturday. A fire tore through his apartment on the 50th floor, sending smoke billowing through the windows.
LONDON (AP) — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the pop artist's only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of around $30 million.
"Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he appeared in the 1960 movie Western "Flaming Star." A ghostly duplicate image hovers in the background.
LONDON (AP) — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the artist's only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of $30 million.
"Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he appeared in the 1960 Western "Flaming Star."
The 1963 black-on-silver portrait is being auctioned by Christie's in New York on May 17, alongside Warhol's "Most Wanted Men No. 11, John Joseph H., Jr."
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say an intoxicated Dallas woman who was on a first date with a prominent Houston trial lawyer caused at least $300,000 in damage to his art collection, including two Andy Warhol paintings.
Lindy Lou Layman, 29, was arrested Saturday on criminal mischief charges after her date with Anthony Buzbee. She was released on $30,000 bond. Online court records don't list an attorney for her.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — After the art market spent years hunkered down like the Sheffield Island Lighthouse in a New England winter, in the flourishing stock market of 2017 sales are surging ahead like Superman.
If it's a coincidence that both images happen to grace the Norwalk art studio of David Morico, there is related cause and effect that the paintings came to be at all.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — In the late 1970s, pop artist Andy Warhol and writer Truman Capote recorded dozens of hours of intimate conversations as the basis for a Broadway play. But the two icons moved on to other projects, the tapes were forgotten, and both men died.
On Sunday, a play inspired by their real-life dialogue — "WARHOLCAPOTE" — has its world premiere at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — It's the last chance for football fans to see a one-of-a-kind art exhibition devoted exclusively to football, now on display in the birthplace of the NFL.
The exhibit, titled "Scrimmage," opened Tuesday at the Canton Museum of Art and features 78 works by big names including artists Andy Warhol and Norman Rockwell and football players-turned-artists Frederick Remington and Ernie Barnes.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new $100,000 grant will help support the Bemis Center's longstanding artist-in-residence program that offers space for an artist to create new work.
The Bemis Center says it received the grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.
The Bemis Center has been bringing artists to Omaha as part of this program for more than 30 years.
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A small upstate New York museum has opened a new gallery exhibiting some of the artwork included in a $10 million collection donated last year.
The Feibes (FYE'-bes) and Schmitt Gallery opened Saturday at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of Albany.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An exhibit at a Fort Worth museum focuses on how artists used Polaroid's instant images.
The exhibit, titled "The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology," opens Saturday at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The exhibit, which makes its U.S. debut at the Amon Carter, features more than 150 images by artists including David Hockney and Andy Warhol.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Stein, an author who wrote best-selling oral histories, has died in New York City. She was 83.
Authorities say Stein apparently killed herself by jumping from the penthouse floor of a building in upper Manhattan on Sunday. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh has promoted its new director from within.
Patrick Moore has been interim director since Eric Shiner left in August for a position with Sotheby's auction house in New York. Moore was named director of the museum on Friday.
Moore was hired as The Warhol's director of development in 2011 and later served as deputy director and managing director.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has acquired the complete archives of Lou Reed .
The library and Reed's wife, musician Laurie Anderson, made the announcement Thursday, on what would have been his 75th birthday. The Lou Reed Archive features paper and electronic records, photos, and about 3,600 audio and 1,300 video recordings.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — If you're planning a trip to Pittsburgh, you'll need to learn a few things. Yinz is local for y'all. Carnegie is pronounced Car-NAY-gie (as in Andrew Carnegie, who made a fortune in Pittsburgh's steel industry, and whose name adorns libraries, museums and more.) And you don't get French fries WITH your sandwich at Primanti's. You get fries ON your sandwich.