Warhol

Post-Pop in St. Louis

Post-Pop in St. Louis

I am loving Andy Magee’s artwork. A friend sent me a link to a show he’s doing in St. Louis at the Mad Art Gallery. The first image I saw, a take on Warhol’s Marilyn, is made entirely of sweetener packets. Equal, Splenda and Sweet & Low turned into art? Sugary sweet!

Balloons go Pop!

Balloons go Pop!

Last week people around the world were bombarded with news about balloons. The balloon boy and his attention starved parents were on every channel for what seemed like endless hours. It’s quite sad that other balloon folks, those from the Balloon Art World Challenge, were overlooked by most press outlets. Held in Bangkok, the challenge…

Madonna as a Warholian prototype

Madonna as a Warholian prototype

Madonna was friends with Andy Warhol. He and Keith Haring gave her a collaborative painting for her wedding to Sean Penn in 1985. But, due most likely to Warhol’s untimely death, the pop princess was never one of his portrait subjects. Until now. In an homage to Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, and her own iconic status…