Posts tagged "andy warhol"

First Look: Goodbye, Life Savings; Hello, NARS x Andy Warhol

You know that saying about love — you know, the classic line from the classic film "The Hot Chick" — that it makes your heart beat faster and slower at the same time? Well, I have intimacy issues, but that's the kind of feeling I get towards new makeup releases, particularly when not one, but…

By: Rachel Krause / September 1, 2012

Birthday Beauty Inspiration: Andy Warhol And His Factory

Andy Warhol, the artist and luminary responsible for the postmodern visual movement known as pop, would have been 84 yesterday. Though his death at 58 was woefully premature, I have a feeling he wouldn't have wanted to be around today — or, on the contrary, maybe he would, if only to see that America ha…

By: Rachel Krause / August 7, 2012

Nars To Release A Warhol-Inspired Collection

I have a feeling that the man himself would think very highly of this news: François Nars, the beauty maestro behind his eponymous Nars brand, will be working alongside The Andy Warhol Foundation to release a collaborative makeup collection inspired by the creative oeuvre of — who else? — the late Andy Warhol. The Po…

By: Rachel Krause / March 25, 2012

Morning Quickies: Sandra Bullock’s Infant Son Owns An Andy Warhol

Sandra Bullock's one-year-old son Louis has been gifted a $14,000 Andy Warhol painting because, duh, that baby appreciates art. [US Weekly] Usher got attacked by a woman for parking his SUV in a handicapped spot in Atlanta last weekend ... and there's video of it. [TMZ] Cher says her transgender son Chaz, who was bor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 28, 2011

Andy Warhol Got In Trouble With His Landlord, Too

Pop artist Andy Warhol raised a ruckus in the '60s with his new approach to art and the wild lifestyle he promoted via The Factory, his silver foiled-decorated live/work artist space. But having a cast of thousands coming in and out of your apartment at all hours -- including the Velvet Underground, Salvador Dali and…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 24, 2011

Warhol’s Candy Darling Gets Her Due

Candy Darling was a part of artist Andy Warhol's inner circle--a muse and a flamboyant character in Warhol's Factory scene. She was also a dark and troubled figure, immortalized in the Velvet Underground's "Walk on the Wildside." The new documentary, "Beautiful Darling," chronicles Darling's humble beginnings as a young boy and her rise to Warhol…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 22, 2011

Yoko Ono Could Have Been Lady Gaga

"[Warhol] said, 'Yoko, you should be doing like this and that. He was actually predicting something like Lady Gaga, you know, the costumes and all that. He said, 'You should do that.' But I said, 'Well I'm an activist and I'm not going to do that.' I was in a different mood then. What she'…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 3, 2010

Quickies: Lady Gaga Speaks To Andy Warhol & Brit Kid Called Prez Obama The P-Word

A friend of Lady Gaga's claims she believes the pop artist Andy Warhol speaks with her from beyond the grave. "She is convinced he is controlling her ... guiding her life and career," the source said. "Her entire life has become dictated by these conversations." Ummmm, OK. Gaga is also decorating her Los Angeles mansio…

By: Annika Harris / September 13, 2010

In The Future, Your Shoes Will Be Famous For 15 Minutes

Check it: Nike special-edition Air Max sneaks, featuring Andy Warhol's iconic pop art imagery of Marilyn Monroe. [Inventor Spot]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 3, 2009

Naked Pic Of Jackie O Found Amongst Andy Warhol’s Junk

Jackie Oh-no! A naked pic of the late President Kennedy's wife, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, has recently been discovered by archivists in a box of Andy Warhol's junk. But don't get too excited about a possible Kennedy/Warhol affair: It's merely a snap that porn king Larry Flynt bought from paparazzi who had caught Kennedy Onassis skinny-dipping…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2009

Crave: Andy Warhol Quote Plates

Eating off of Andy Warhol’s face may not be the most appetizing idea, but we're wild for these pop-tastic small plates bearing the visage of the eccentric Factory founder and his clever quips, like, “Art is what you can get away with.” For so cheap, we were amazed they aren’t throwaway paper plates! [$1.50 each,…

By: Sasha I / May 7, 2009