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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol was at the center of the pop art movement in the 1960s. He is responsible for coining the phrase "15 minutes of fame."
Andy Warhol was at the center of the pop art movement in the 1960s. He is responsible for coining the phrase "15 minutes of fame." « Show less

Top Andy Warhol Articles

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  • Rebel Rebel

    Rebel Rebel
    Ever the tough guy, even Marlon Brando would have been delighted by the new unexpectedly feminine direction being taken this summer and fall by that staple of macho menswear, the biker jacket. The mercurial actor, who died in 2004, became an eternal...
  • Mixing art and wine

    Mixing art and wine
    Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming? —Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill. A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
  • Need a great gift? Try a museum

    Need a great gift? Try a museum
    Here we go again. It's about this time every year that the pressure starts to build. You know what I'm talking about. The pressure to Give Good Gift. It's the same old story. You pledge to shop early, to avoid the last-minute holiday panic. And then,...
  • Ted Leo takes an extended solo

    Ted Leo takes an extended solo
    When indie rocker Ted Leo comes to Los Angeles, he and his taut band the Pharmacists typically head to clubs like the El Rey and the Troubadour, where they played a packed, high-energy show last March that included a killer cover of the Waterboys' 1988...
  • Manhattan's Iconic Hotel Chelsea Up For Sale

    Manhattan's Iconic Hotel Chelsea Up For Sale
    The iconic Hotel Chelsea -- located in the heart of downtown Manhattan and once home to a number of legendary writers, artists and musicians -- is up for grabs. The building's 15 shareholders, put the historic 12-story building on the market, after...
  • Fashion Diary: In 'L'Amour Fou,' a life without Yves Saint Laurent

    Fashion Diary: In 'L'Amour Fou,' a life without Yves Saint Laurent
    During the last few years, we've seen a lot of fashion films — "Valentino: The Last Emperor," "Coco Before Chanel" and "The September Issue" among them. But "L'Amour Fou," which opens locally Friday, May 20, may be the most tender. It centers...
  • Scene and Heard: Michael Kohn Gallery party

    Scene and Heard: Michael Kohn Gallery party
    Just before leaving the 25th anniversary dinner at Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles, Ellen DeGeneres took a turn on the vibraphone with the Lynne Gordon Quartet. "This is harder than it looks," she said, tossing back the mallets. DeGeneres, Portia...
  • Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn

    Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn
    Harvey Fierstein is getting impatient. He'd like the interview to go faster. Skip the compliments. Don't waste precious time laughing at his outrageous remarks. He's got stacks of writing to finish, songs to rehearse, and in a few days he leaves for Los...
  • Book review: 'Decoded' by Jay-Z

    Book review: 'Decoded' by Jay-Z
    Jay-Z is a great American artist — and he'd be the first to tell you so. "Decoded" is an elegantly designed, incisively written bid for cultural legitimacy by a man whose XXL ego is underscored by an equally outsized inferiority complex (as big egos...
  • 'Star Wars: Visions' examines George Lucas' creation

    'Star Wars: Visions' examines George Lucas' creation
    What is "Star Wars: Visions" (Abrams: 176 pp., $40) all about? If you want, you can skip the prefaces by George Lucas, Sean McLain and J.W. Rinzler and go directly to Page 87. There you'll find an answer suggested by Peter Ferk's painting "The Stuff...
  • Steve Martin on writing, art and 'An Object of Beauty'

    Steve Martin on writing, art and 'An Object of Beauty'
    Yellow shoes are the only giveaway. Without them, Steve Martin's just another New Yorker in a somber gray coat, braced against the coming winter, out Christmas shopping for his wife; just another writer with a new book he will see in the window of...
  • Andy Warhol in 'Headlines' at Washington's National Gallery

    Andy Warhol in 'Headlines' at Washington's National Gallery
    Andy Warhol, the guru of Pop art, reveled in a lifelong obsession with newspapers, especially tabloids and their garish headlines. As a teenager, he saved pages with photos of his favorite Hollywood stars. Throughout his life he packed hundreds of...