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Warhol Museum to set-up a six-block Pop District in Pittsburgh

In an aim to develop Pittsburgh into a cultural hub, Andy Warhol Museum is establishing a six-block Pop District in the surrounding neighbourhood of Pittsburgh, artnet news reported. It will turn Pittsburgh’s North Shore into a new cultural tourism destination. In a statement quoted in artnet news, director of the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Sam...


The assassination attempt on Andy Warhol today, 53 years ago

June 3, On This Day The shot that killed an artist 19 years later At the time he was shot, Andy Warhol was one of the most recognized and popular artists in America. On June 3, 1968, Valerie Solanas entered Andy Warhol’s sixth-floor office at 33 Union Square West in New York City. With a...


When art found subversive symbolism in Coca Cola

March 29, On This Day From pop art to protest art It is easily one of the best known products in consumer culture across the world today — but fewer people know that Coca Cola started out as a non-alcoholic wine on March 29, 1886, when John Pemberton brewed the first batch of his altered...


10 global women artists to keep watch for

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends...


Andy Warhol And His Mysterious Death

The most famous voice of of Pop Art, Andy Warhol, died in Manhattan at 6:32 am on February 22, 1987. He was 58. While he had been recuperating well from a gallbladder surgery at New York Hospital, he suddenly died in his sleep from a sudden post-operative irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Prior to his diagnosis and...