Posts tagged "the factory"

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

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