August 6th would’ve been Andy Warhol’s 85th birthday and the world’s been creatively celebrating. From a graveside broadcast to a pop-up museum and one lucky soul who stumbled onto a fortune, this week we pop out with all things Andy. Happy Monday.
Webcam Broadcasts From Andy Warhol’s Pa. Grave
There’s no word yet on how long the feed will stay up, so check it out soon. You can even send a gift and see it delivered. Jared Johnson (@jaredmj106), did you send flowers or a soup can to remember Andy?
See Six of Warhol’s Best Film/TV Appearances
Although barely mentioned, we enjoyed Andy Warhol on the “Love Boat.” It was campy, but we loved it. What about you Whitney Matheson (@popcandy)? Do you remember?
Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol! Here are 22 Ways to Reimagine Your Iconic Banana [PICS]
Bananas. Enough said. Thanks Huff Post Arts (@HuffPostArts) for amusing us once again.
Temporary Andy Warhol Museum Made of 1,500 Aluminum Cans Pops Up
Cans as a backdrop? Seems suitable for a temporary pop-up museum displaying works by Andy Warhol. Lauren Vargas (@vargasL), that would’ve been a neat pop-up to see while shopping.
Andy Warhol Drawing Bought for $5 Could Fetch Nearly $2 Million on Ebay
Someone is very lucky. Howard Rehs (@RehsGalleries), we bet you only wish.
Video of the Week
The first couple of pop art.
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