Andy Warhol’s “Cars” Series Opens at the Petersen Automotive Museum

Rare images from the Pop Art icon alongside historic vehicles in LA

In 1986, Mercedes-Benz, in anticipation of their 100th year anniversary, tapped Andy Warhol to create art inspired by their vehicles in what would be his final commission before his unexpected passing. The Pop Art icon planned to create 80 works depicting cars that spanned the German automaker’s history, but he was only able to make 49. Now, for the first time in over 30 years, 40 of …

New York Academy of Art’s Artists for Artists Benefit Auction 2021

An annual arts extravaganza that raises funds for emerging artistic talent studying at the iconic New York Academy of Art (NYAA), the Artists for Artists benefit auction commenced online this year and concludes at 3PM EST on 14 December. Within, a diverse roster of donated works—from NYAA alumni, students and faculty, as well as donations from friends of the acclaimed institution—are available to bring home. …

The Andy Warhol Museum’s “Fantasy America” Group Exhibition

Works by five contemporary artists form an exhibition on the current state of the States

On now, The Andy Warhol Museum‘s new exhibition Fantasy America celebrates the artist’s immense influence by showcasing thoughtful art pieces by several contemporary New York-based artists: Nona Faustine, Kambui Olujimi, Pacifico Silano, Naama Tsabar and Chloe Wise. Each provided works (mixed media, video, photography, silkscreening, collage and beyond) that reflect on the status of the United States, the nation’s intertwined identity with products and entertainment, …