Articles tagged andy warhol

On the Sameness and Difference of ‘Warhol & Mapplethorpe’

This new museum book highlights the challenge of housing two giants under one roof, with mixed results.

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Color Snapshots: Agnès Varda in California

Six hard-to-find films are now available in brightly colored restorations.

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3 Nov 2011 // 12:35 PM

Andy Warhol repeats himself in two D.C. exhibits

WASHINGTON — Most people might find a repetitive routine monotonous. Not Andy Warhol. For the late Pop Art master, repetition offered a wealth of creative possibilities.

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Digital Ghost: Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul Recalls Uncle Boonmee

Celebrated film director and visual artist "Thai Joe" talks to PopMatters about the cost of transmigration, hybridity and fantasy, as his Palm D'Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives finally bows stateside after traveling the long and winding roads of the international film festival circuit.

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‘Lick Me’ Dishes Out Delicious Things About Cherry Vanilla

This is a guilt-free pleasure for Cherry Vanilla fans and those mesmerized by the myths surrounding the rock 'n' roll of the '70s.

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The Dreamland of Candy Darling

Beautiful Darling: The Life and Times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar documents the short life of the transsexual actress whom Warhol’s POPism memoir

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Dean & Britta: 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests

A lovingly handled soundtrack to Andy Warhol's short films of notables from the Factory crowd.

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The Velvet Underground: An Illustrated History of a Walk on the Wild Side by Jim DeRogatis

Great visuals aside, this collection is hit-and-miss. Like any textual description of music that falls short of actually hearing it, the words can't keep up with the images.

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Ferus by Roberta Bernstein & Kirk Varnedoe

Instead of the kind of comprehensive curatorial essay contextualizing and explaining the work it reproduces, this assumes a list of unadorned, unexplained names tells a story.

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6 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

Keith Haring: Warhol, Jr.

The Universe of Keith Haring digs under the artist's pop veneer and goes all the way to the surface, finding some kind of meaning in simplicity.

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The Artist’s Joke by Jennifer Higgie

What is surprising is that so little of 20th-century art criticism has focused on humor in art.

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All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Warhol Years 1965–1967, Part Two

In the second of two exclusive PopMatters book excerpts from The Rough Guide to the Velvet Underground, Hogan offers a who's who of Andy Warhol's Factory people.

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All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Warhol Years 1965–1967, Part One

In the first of two exclusive PopMatters book excerpts from The Rough Guide to the Velvet Underground, Hogan details the energizing effect that meeting Andy Warhol had on the Velvet Underground's career. Stay tuned for part two tomorrow.

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YSL? Why not?

For Yves Saint-Laurent, clothes are a way of life and not a way of dressing; you may be wearing the most anodyne of dresses, but if you walk with one hand in your pocket then you create a mind-set.

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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