Andy Warhol News

Date Of Birth:
August 06, 1928
Date Of Death:
February 22, 1987 (58)
Birth Place:
Forest City, PA, USA
Gender:
Male
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces an Annual Attendance of 6.2 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that 6.2 million people—from New York City, the tri-state area, across the United States, and 187 foreign countries—visited the Museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. For the third year in a row, attendance at the Museum has exceeded six million—the highest levels of visitorship since the Museum began tracking admission statistics more than 40 years ago. The number includes attendance at both the main building on Fifth Avenue and The Cloisters museum and gardens in upper Manhattan, the branch of the Metropolitan devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. The Cloisters experienced a remarkable 50% increase in attendance in the past fiscal year, attracting nearly 350,000 visitors. (more...)

Saatchi Art Announces This Year's New Sensations Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Saatchi Art today announced this year's New Sensations Prize, widely regarded as the most important annual prize for emerging artists in the UK. (more...)

Sally Kirkland Set for Live Episode of TELL ALL WITH RYAN O'CONNOR at Rockwell Table & Stage, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Ryan O'Connor and TEL ALL PRODUCTIONS have announced that joining Ryan O'Connor and Jason Powell for their first ever LIVE episode of their hit podcast, Tell All with Ryan O'Connor, will be Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee, Sally Kirkland. (more...)

Photographer Mark Kiryluk Presents Debut Exhibit, THROUGH MY EYES, THROUGH THE YEARS, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

n his debut exhibit, photographer Mark Kiryluk will be presenting a panoramic collection of his photography taken during his 40-year career. The exhibit, 'Through My Eyes, Through The Years,' will be held at ABC Custom Framing located in Denver's University Hills Shopping Center on Friday, August 22, 5-10 pm, and is free and open to the public. A wine reception with Mr. Kiryluk will open the evening festivities. (more...)

SkyPilot Theatre Company to Present a Workshop Production of KEITH HARING: PIECES OF A LIFE this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

SkyPilot Theatre Company will present a workshop production of KEITH HARING: PIECES OF A LIFE, by Greg Machlin and directed by Doug Oliphant. (more...)

New Advancements Announced for for American Pop Artist Steve Kaufman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ American Pop Art, Inc. is delighted to announce new developments four years following the death of American pop artist Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK), former assistant to Andy Warhol, and an activist, humanitarian, and tireless advocate for the homeless. Steve Kaufman is known for painting iconic images, famous people, recognizable brands, currency, and historic figures. (more...)

Martin Lawrence Galleries Presents Salvador Dali's Largest Piece Of Artwork
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

GREENWICH,Conn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Martin Lawrence Galleries, which specializes in original paintings, sculpture and limited edition graphics from masters including Chagall, Dali, Bertho and Erte, will unveilthe largest Salvador Dali painting in the world, March of Time Committee: Papillon, 1940 at their Las Vegas Flagship Gallery this weekend. The painting, which is oil and tempera on joined unstretched canvas, stands at a whopping 17 feet tall by 63 feet wide. (more...)

Christie's Announces Record Art Sales of $4.5 Billion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Christie's announces sales of £2.69 billion, up 12% ($4.47 billion, up 22%), for the half year ending 30 June 2014. Christie's successful strategy to connect with more collectors globally underpins the results, with the figures driven by an increase in the value of artworks sold across categories, geographies and price levels. Digital engagement and new buyers coming to the market have continued to drive growth; new clients represented 24% of all buyers and 15% of the sales total in the first half of 2014. (more...)

New York Live Arts Announces Additional Programming Details for Kyle Abraham's Suite of World Premiere Works
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

New York Live Arts today announced further programming details for the suite of all-new world premiere works created by 2012-2014 Resident Commissioned Artist(RCA) Kyle Abraham, including a fourth, previously unannounced ensemble work. Known for creating “voluptuous movement phrases with touches of dance-theater” (The New York Times) Abraham and his company, Abraham.In.Motion, will present four works-one evening-length, two ensemble works and one trio-over two programs titled The Watershed and When the Wolves Came In at New York Live Arts from September 23 through 27 and September 30 through October 4, 2014. Exploring two totemic triumphs in the international history of the civil rights, the 150 year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 20 year anniversary of the abolishment of apartheid in South Africa, the works feature visual design by acclaimed conceptual artist Glenn Ligon and original music performed live by world renowned jazz artist Robert Glasper, accompanied by two musicians and a vocalist. (more...)

SkyPilot Theatre to Present Workshop Production of KEITH HARING: PIECES OF LIFE, Beg. 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

SkyPilot Theatre Company will present a workshop production of KEITH HARING: PIECES OF A LIFE by Greg Machlin, directed by Doug Oliphant. (more...)

How I Learned Series Announces Next Installment, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

The How I Learned Series Presents HOW I LEARNED TO LIVE IN NEW YORK. (more...)

Sally Kirkland and Victoria Clark Star in Sharon Greytak's ARCHAEOLOGY OF A WOMAN; Hits Theaters 9/12
by Movies News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Coming to Village East Cinema Sept. 12-18 is award-winning and groundbreaking filmmaker Sharon Greytak's ARCHAEOLOGY OF A WOMAN, a gripping drama of a woman's fierce determination to save her mind from spiraling into delusion as she attempts to keep a chilling secret from her past buried, starring Oscar nominated/Golden Globe winner Sally Kirkland and Tony-winner Victoria Clark. A (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lots of Versatility, and a Dash of Controversy, in SIGMAR POLKE: ALIBIS
by Patrick Kennedy - Jun 30, 2014

In a major retrospective, the Museum of Modern Art examines the career of Sigmar Polke, a German artist who worked in breathtakingly different mediums and styles. (more...)

SkyPilot Theatre Company Presents a Workshop Production of KEITH HARING: PIECES OF A LIFE, 7/19-27 & 8/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

1980s phenomenon pop artist Keith Haring has a problem. Make that two problems. 1) He's in a coma in February 1990, about to die. 2) The Man Who Knows Things and The Woman Who Knows (two beings that may or may not be gods) say his art's going to kill lots of people-unless he travels back to key points in his own life and agrees to destroy it. The horrible thing is, they might be right… (more...)

Tim Robbins-Helmed A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Kick Off OZ's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Today OZ, Nashville's first contemporary arts center, announces its 2014-15 season, which runs September 12, 2014 - June 27, 2015. The season is bookended by premieres, beginning with two performances (September 12 & 13) of Tim Robbins' interpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced and acted by the company he founded and leads, The Actors' Gang, in the production's first U.S. engagement outside of the company's home theater in Los Angeles. OZ's 2014-15 program will conclude with the world premiere (June 18-20) of Memory Rings, the latest multi-media stage production from innovative New York City-based puppetry collective Phantom Limb Company. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Presents HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, 10/31-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Beginning October 31, 2014, the Jewish Museum will present Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and enduring influence of the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965). By the time of her death, Rubinstein had risen from humble origins in small-town Jewish Poland to become a global icon-the head of a cosmetics empire extending across four continents. She was the first modern self-made woman magnate, an avatar of female entrepreneurship, and a tastemaker in the worlds of art, fashion, and design. (more...)

Jewish Museum to Present HELENA RUBINSTEIN: BEAUTY IS POWER, Begin. 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Beginning October 31, 2014, the Jewish Museum will present Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to explore the ideas, innovations, and enduring influence of the legendary cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965). By the time of her death, Rubinstein had risen from humble origins in small-town Jewish Poland to become a global icon - the head of a cosmetics empire extending across four continents. She was the first modern self-made woman magnate, an avatar of female entrepreneurship, and a tastemaker in the worlds of art, fashion, and design. (more...)

FringeArts Announces 2014 Fringe Festival Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Tickets are on sale now for "Presented" shows in the 2014 Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts, bringing the world's most daring and innovative performers to Philadelphia stages for the 18th year in a row from September 5-21. The 2014 Fringe Festival is supported by Presenting Sponsor PNC, through the PNC Arts Alive initiative. The Lincoln Motor Company is the Official Automotive Sponsor of the Festival. (more...)

The Kitchen Presents THE REHEARSAL, 6/25-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

From June 25 to August 1, The Kitchen will present The Rehearsal, a group exhibition in which Courtesy the Artists, Discoteca Flaming Star and Georgia Sagri revisit an unreleased film by blacklisted, American film maker Jules Dassin. Filmed 40 years ago in the building that is now The Kitchen, Dassin's film, also tilted The Rehearsal, is a cinematic indictment of the Greek military junta (1967-74) and features Dassin, his wife, Greek actress Melina Mercouri, along with Laurence Olivier, Olympia Dukakis, Arthur Miller and Lillian Hellman, among others. For this exhibition, the artists will engage the themes, resonances and Brechtian structures of Dassin's work placing them in conversation with recent narratives of collective action for autonomy on the global stage. (more...)

Ringo Starr to Unveil Self Portraits at Soho Contemporary Art, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Ringo Starr, who is currently on tour with his All Starr Band, is also bringing his artwork to New York City. What started merely as a diversion to pass the time, has since developed into an iconic collection of artwork. This year Ringo has created a unique set of 'self portraits' that truly showcases his evolution as a visual artist. On June 19th, a collection of Starr's self-portraits will be unveiled at a VIP opening reception and exhibition at the Soho Contemporary Art Gallery, 259 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 (www.sohocontemporaryart.com) (more...)

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