Andy Warhol http://wesa.fm en Freed From Floppy Disks, New Warhol Art Is Discovered http://wesa.fm/post/freed-floppy-disks-new-warhol-art-discovered <p>A cache of works by Andy Warhol has been unlocked from its digital jail and is about to seen by a wider audience for the first time.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>A multi-national team of computer scientists, art experts and museum employees “unlocked” the images from floppy disks created by technology that was cutting edge in 1980s but has long since gone defunct.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:13:55 +0000 Mark Nootbaar 28129 at http://wesa.fm Freed From Floppy Disks, New Warhol Art Is Discovered The "Grandson of Pop Art” Returns Home http://wesa.fm/post/grandson-pop-art-returns-home <p>Burton Morris has seen his art displayed in the United Nations, Time Magazine, USA Today, the hit TV show <em><a href="http://www.areaofdesign.com/inthespotlight/morris/friends.jpg">Friends</a></em>, the Paris World Cup, and the <a href="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/ff/2006_MLB_All-Star_Game.png">2006 Major League Baseball All Star Game</a>.</p><p>He says of all the ways his graphic and colorful art has been presented, he's most impressed with the Heinz History Center's <a href="http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/exhibits.aspx?ExhibitID=45">current exhibit</a>. The Pittsburgh native is given a full retrospective, from his earliest art at age 3 to his evolution into the international spotlight. Mon, 16 Sep 2013 21:41:26 +0000 Nick Frost 16642 at http://wesa.fm The "Grandson of Pop Art” Returns Home Columbia County Gallery to Auction Unsigned Print Said to be Warhol's http://wesa.fm/post/columbia-county-gallery-auction-unsigned-print-said-be-warhols <p>A previously unknown silkscreen believed to be printed by Andy Warhol will go up for auction on Monday at Col. Kirk’s Auction Gallery in Columbia County.</p><p>The piece, entitled “Of Thee I Sing—Nico,” isn’t signed by the pop art icon, but auction gallery General Manager Josh Williams said the silkscreen can be identified as an original Warhol because of the unique paper it was printed on.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 17:15:48 +0000 Michael Lynch 15590 at http://wesa.fm Webcam to Broadcast from Andy Warhol's Grave http://wesa.fm/post/webcam-broadcast-andy-warhols-grave <p>The Andy Warhol Museum is launching a live feed from the artist's gravesite in Pittsburgh to honor his upcoming birthday.</p><p>The museum says in a release that the partnership with EarthCam <a href="http://www.warhol.org/figment">will go live Monday</a> at midnight. The project is titled "Figment" because of a Warhol quote in which he said he'd like his own tombstone to be blank, or just say the word figment.</p><p>The Warhol museum says hundreds of people visit the artist's grave every year, often leaving pop culture items such as Campbell's Soup cans or Coca-Cola bottles.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 18:35:29 +0000 The Associated Press 14319 at http://wesa.fm Arts & Culture and Brian's "American Originals" http://wesa.fm/post/arts-culture-and-brians-american-originals <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.warhol.org">Andy Warhol</a> museum's newest exhibits feature local and national artists with unique styles, perfect for the Warhol. Arts and Culture contributor <a href="http://www.wyep.org/about/who-we-are/brian-siewiorek">Brian Siewiorek </a>talks about what you can look forward to with this summer's artists.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Marcus Charleston 11660 at http://wesa.fm Arts & Culture and Brian's "American Originals" Speaking Volumes: Eric Shiner http://wesa.fm/post/speaking-volumes-eric-shiner-0 <p></p><p><a href="http://www.warhol.org/">Warhol Museum</a> director <strong>Eric Shiner</strong>’s reading interests are eclectic in a way that Andy would surely appreciate. Catch his <a href="http://wesa.fm/2013/02/25/speaking-volumes-eric-shiner">discussion </a>with 90.5 WESA Morning Edition host, Josh&nbsp;Raulerson.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:05:03 +0000 Heather McClain 1742 at http://wesa.fm Speaking Volumes: Eric Shiner Speaking Volumes: Eric Shiner http://wesa.fm/post/speaking-volumes-eric-shiner <p></p><div><a href="http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&amp;rct=j&amp;q=&amp;esrc=s&amp;source=web&amp;cd=1&amp;cad=rja&amp;ved=0CDcQFjAA&amp;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.warhol.org%2F&amp;ei=mb0jUfWwFrPp0QHc1IC4AQ&amp;usg=AFQjCNHJLPTuhV7gMNvROhOJmYv2yNv2TQ&amp;sig2=irWzRwy_EJtkRcsmgJPSYw&amp;bvm=bv.42553238,d.dmQ">Warhol Museum</a> director Eric Shiner's reading interests are eclectic in a way that Andy would surely appreciate.</div><div> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:57:00 +0000 Josh Raulerson 1249 at http://wesa.fm Speaking Volumes: Eric Shiner