California show explores Warhol’s social, tech foreshadowing

Tech 05/25/19, 10:02

Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself — with a certain mystique.A retrospective of Warhol's work on display in San Francisco captures the artist's ability to use paintings, drawings, photographs and ...

AmfAR gala near Cannes raises $15 million for AIDS research

Entertainment 05/24/19, 11:06

A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle designed by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction.The event, which raises money for AIDS research, is a fixture ...

Philadelphia Flower Show has ’60s vibe with ‘Flower Power’

U.S. 03/01/19, 15:39

From a floral recreation of Woodstock to an exploration of the optical effects of psychedelia, the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show reinterprets 1960s counterculture in a spectacularly trippy way. This year's show, aptly named "Flower Power," opens Saturday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and runs through March 10. Some highlights: ___ SUSPEND DISBELIEF The flower show's ...

Lee Radziwill, stylish sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies at 85

U.S. 02/17/19, 10:50

Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who made friends worldwide even as she bonded and competed with her older sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died. She was 85.Anna Christina Radziwill told The New York Times her mother died Friday of what she described as natural causes. The Associated Press ...

Warhol exhibit includes old favorites, new insights

New York 12/21/18, 10:42

The 25-foot long "Camouflage Last Supper," one of Andy Warhol's last and most personal works, floods a full wall of a room on the fifth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The massive acrylic and silkscreen mural captures the artist's seemingly contradictory piety and irreverence. It's one of ...

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