Today’s popular culture is the playground of influencers, tastemakers and celebrities creating original content that taps seamlessly into our everyday lives, punctuated by hashtags, product placement and the cult of superstardom. A pioneering concept invented with the rise of online culture? Not so, the master of Pop Art has never felt so relevant. Pioneering Product […]
Rated as one of the surest investments by leading dealers in the art world, the appeal of Warhol’s work among collectors and the general public shows no sign of slowing down. As we embark on a new decade we take a look at some of the figures that have defined the market for the father of pop art over the last few years.
Here we take a look at what emerging influencers can learn from the prince of Pop Art who became one of the first artists to turn himself into a global brand.
Covering the full scope of Warhol’s prints career, we invite you to ponder the artist’s complex and often confusing relationship to the ideals of femininity, beauty, and power in celebration of International Women’s Day. Warhol depicted an astonishing range of women, from royalty and Hollywood stars to drag queens and inhabitants of the underground art scene. […]
One would think we have seen all sides of Andy Warhol, his artistic legacy and cult of many personas having always lived in the limelight even long after his death. Nevertheless, Tate Modern’s large-scale exhibition approaches the artist’s robust oeuvre and iconic personality from a refreshingly intimate angle.
Warhol’s early work was based primarily on advertisements and commercial design which targeted the majority rather than the affluent minority. Campbell’s Soup cans, Brillo Boxes and Coca-Cola bottles became common motifs in Warhol’s iconography of consumerism and globalisation, and the mechanical silk-screening process meant prints could be churned out of the ironically named Factory almost […]
Andy Warhol is not only one of the most famous Pop Artists in the world; he is one of the most famous artists of all-time. His vast oeuvre of work – inspired by celebrity and the commercialism of everyday life – became his life. Hosting elaborate parties, that he would often photograph or record, at […]
March 2021 Warhol receives major exhibition in China Becoming Andy Warhol is set to be “the most comprehensive exhibition by Andy Warhol staged to date in China”. The show will open on 3 July at the UCCA Centre for Contemporary Art in Beijing before travelling to the UCCA Edge in Shanghai. Around 300 artworks from […]