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  2. ageofwarhol:

    ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
    Halston and Victor Hugo with American Flag
    dated ‘Jul 06 1982’ (on the reverse)
    two unique gelatin silver prints
    each: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1982.

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    Re-run.

     
  3. ageofwarhol:

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
    American Flag
    stamped and signed by Frederick Hughes (on the reverse)
    four stitched gelatin silver prints
    21½ x 27½ in. (54.7 x 69.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1976-1986. This work is unique.

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    Re-run.

     
  4. “Everybody has their own America,… a fantasy that they think is out there [but it is] pieced… together from scenes in movies and music and lines from books. And you live in your dream America that you’ve custom-made from art and schmaltz and emotions as much as you live in your real one.” –Andy Warhol

    (Source: manhattanrarebooks-art.com)

     
  5. Andy Warhol, “Statue of Liberty,” 1986.

    (Source: warhol.org)

     
  6. Warhol, “3D Statue of Liberty,” 1962. Watch a neato short about it here.

     
  7. DYK Andy Warhol’s mother did the calligraphy for The Story of Moondog (1958). Now help bring Moondog’s story to the big screen! Less than $400 to raise in the last hour!

     
  8. RIP Ultra Violet (1935-2014)

     
  9. Partial cast of characters for Andy Warhol’s a: a novel. A terrific sociogram of the Factory scene here.

     
  10. Andy Warhol, “Andy2″ (1985) (©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visuals Arts, Inc., courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum)

    Via Hyperallergic:

    A multidisciplinary group at Carnegie Mellon University has recovered three new digital images produced by Andy Warhol in 1985. The files were found on “Amiga floppy disks stored in the archives collection of The Andy Warhol Museum,” according to a news release.

    (Warhol was introduced to the personal computer by none other than Steve Jobs, who brought a Macintosh to Sean Lennon’s ninth birthday party in New York.)