Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol's Muhammed Ali

Andy Photographed Muhammed Ali in 1977, and this was part of his “Athletes” series. The other althletes included: O.J. Simpson, Dorothy Hamill, Pele, Jack Nicklaus,Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Rod Gilbert, Willie Shoemaker, Chris Evert and Tom Seaver. Warhol was a practicing Byzantine (Eastern) Catholic. He regularly volunteered at homeless shelters in New York, particularly during the busier …

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Andy Warhol Self Portrait

Andy made himself into art several times in his career. His most famous is probably this one, from 1986. Warhol died in New York City at 6:32 am on February 22, 1987, from a sudden post-operative cardiac arrhythmia. Before his coffin was lowered, Paige Powell dropped a copy of Interview magazine, which he co-founded, an …

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Andy Warhol's Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud, part of the ten painting set of “Jewish Geniuses” (1980). The official title was “Ten Portraits o f Jews of the 20th Century.” New York Times critic Hilton Kramercalled the show “vulgar, exploitative, tawdry and an example of crass recycling.” The whole set included  Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, Sarah Bernhardt, Louis Brandeis, …

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Andy Warhol's Knives

20×16 inches, Knives, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas was created in 1981/2. “I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They’re so beautiful. Everything’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic. – Andy Warhol The Artists Rights Society is the U.S. copyright representative for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts …

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