Friday, June 06, 2014
Since 1923, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards have recognized the creative accomplishments of teenagers across the country. Previous winners include Truman Capote, Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath and Lena Dunham. This week, Ellie Braun and Jack Rayson join their ranks.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Listen to a first-hand account of the colorful milieu surrounding Andy Warhol and the 1960s New York ‘underground.’ Factory denizen and Superstar, Ultra Violet, speaks with Ruth Bowman in this 1968 interview on WNYC’s Views on Art.
Friday, December 13, 2013
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Museums usually mount exhibits featuring one artist. Or a period in history. Or an art movement. But for the first time in its history, the Museum of Modern Art is devoting an exhibition to an art dealer.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Around 1961, Andy Warhol started painting cans of Campbell's soup, in all 32 varieties. He liked to tell people that his mother made him Campbell's soup and that's why he painted it. The soup cans are probably the most recognizable images in American art, and Warhol intended ...
Friday, September 21, 2012
Kurt Andersen talks with Salman Rushdie. His new memoir chronicles the stranger-than-fiction decade he spent under threat of the Ayatollah Khomeni’s fatwa. We revisit the golden age of MTV. And Andy Warhol turns a can of Campbell’s soup into an American icon.
(Segments in this week's show aired previously.)
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
"Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years," attempts to capture the scope of Warhol's extraordinary influence on contemporary American art, featuring the work of artists like Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Richard Prince — famous artists in their own right.
Monday, March 05, 2012
By Ilya Marritz
It's long been axiomatic that a slice of pizza costs about the same price as a single ride on the subway. But here's a new economic parallel for New York City: the most expensive apartments changing hands in the city last year fetched about as much money as masterworks by Andy Warhol and Gustav Klimt.
Friday, August 05, 2011
From 1949 up until his death in 1987, New York City was home to Andy Warhol. WNYC had a look through Thomas Kiedrowski's Andy Warhol's New York City: four walks uptown to downtown, published by The Little Bookroom, and mapped out some of Warhol's favorite spots in the city.
Friday, February 18, 2011
As part of our Empire Tweets Back project—in which we watch all eight hours of Andy Warhol's film "Empire"—we did a little rooting around in the WNYC and Museum of Modern Art archives to see what we could find in relation to Andy Warhol and the Empire State Building. Here's a small round-up of some of the more interesting bits.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
This Friday, join WNYC and the Museum of Modern Art for a screening and simultaneous Twitter discussion of Andy Warhol's day-long film "Empire."
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Andy Warhol's very long movies at MoMA, rammed earth pillars at the Whitney, a parading Viking ship in Chelsea and some serious girl power in Williamsburg. Here's our guide to the most compelling arts events in NYC in the coming week.
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Andy Warhol's works of art have sold above their projected pricetags at this week's contemporary art auction sales.
Friday, August 20, 2010
When art blogger Andrew Russeth stepped on a mosaic of famed 1960's Parks Commissioner Robert Moses in Queens' Flushing Meadows Corona Park, he stepped right into a 45-year-old controversy involving pop artist and icon Andy Warhol. The story of Warhol's connection to Moses, the World's Fair and the 1998 mosaic that links them together is a plot studded with big names and big question marks—eat your heart out, Da Vinci Code.
Friday, June 18, 2010
By Douglas Q. Smith : WNYC Culture Producer
From 1977 until his death in 1987, Andy Warhol wasn't just collecting friends through the revolving door of his Factory. He was making art with them.
The Brooklyn Museum's new exhibition, Andy Warhol: The Last Decade showcases Warhol's work with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco Clemente, Julian Schnabel, Keith Haring and other artists of the period.