Andy Warhol Life and Times

Alice Neel painting of Warjp;
 This painting of Warhol by Alice Neel shows his surgical scars and the corset he had to wear after being shot in his studio by Valerie Solanas in 1968.
Nine Jackies: Warhol created these silkscreens from images he began collecting after the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963.

Big Electric Chair. Warhol, who opposed the death penalty, made this from a photograph of the death chamber where Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed.
Warhol's Madonna news

Birmingham race riots
Mustard Race Riot. Created from news photo showing police assault on civil riots demonstrators in Birmingham in 1963.

Tuna Disaster
Tuna Disaster. Warhol created this after reading a news story about two women in Detroit who died from eating tainted tuna.
Warhol plane crash
Warhol painted this following the 1962 crash of an Air France jet which at the time was the deadliest aircraft accident on record
a diabolical Nixon
Warhol created this to raise ;money for the McGovern campaign. It was sold at auction for $40,000.
Warhol exhibit
All photos are from the Warhol exhibit currently on display at the Whitney Museum of America Art
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5 Responses to Andy Warhol Life and Times

  1. I’ve been to the Warhol museum in Pittsburgh.

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  2. Donna Janke says:

    The Warhol exhibit looks like it would be very interesting.

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  3. pjlazos says:

    Woweee, another museum I have to get to! Thanks, Ken.

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  4. Love it! Awesome share!

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