Thursday, August 06, 2009

August 6 Birthday: Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, artist
Aug. 6, 1928- Feb. 22, 1987

Uncle Andy's: A Faabbbulous Visit with Andy Warhol by James Warhola (Putnam, 2003)

Campbell's soup. Paintings of Elvis and Marilyn Monroe. Andy Warhol's nephew gives readers an insider's view of his uncle's pop art.

The Andy Warhol Museum in Warhol's hometown of Pittsburgh has a stellar collection of his work. Of note: Warhol's "fifteen minutes of fame" quote lives on.