A pioneer in almost all forms of visual art, Andy Warhol used everyday images to raise questions about American art and culture in the 1960s. Through his experiences in New York, he helped redefine the relationship between pop culture and high art, paving the way for a new generation of artists and critical thinkers, like … Continue reading Warhol Scholar to Complete Memoir of the Art World and Gay Culture in New York
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Warhol Foundation Takes Aim at Smithsonian
The Warhol Foundation wants the Smithsonian to stop censoring or lose financing. The foundation sent a letter December 13 to Wayne Clough, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution that says while it is proud to have been a lead supporter of Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, it strongly condemns the decision to remove David Wojnarowicz’s video A Fire in My Belly from the exhibition. "Such blatant censorship is unconscionable."