Charged: Cory Arcangel’s Art and Apparel

An interview with the artist who teamed up with the computer club to discover rare Andy Warhol digital works

by Michael Slenske In the early 2000s, Buffalo-born artist Cory Arcangel hacked the Hogan’s Alley video game and replaced the Nintendo gunslingers with silhouettes of Andy Warhol, Colonel Sanders, Flavor Flav and the Pope for a cheeky piece he called “I Shot Andy Warhol.” Arcangel tells CH, “I think that was the first time I did something that directly evoked [Warhol’s] image. For a lot …

This Is…

A new series that makes the subject of art accessible and less daunting with the help of illustrations

The new series “This Is…” from Laurence King delves into the lives of artists through text, photographs and illustrations. The project is the brainchild of Scottish art historian Catherine Ingram (who holds a PhD from Trinity College, Oxford and wrote her dissertation on Matisse), who authored the first three books in the series on Andy Warhol, Salvador Dalí and Jackson Pollock. For the first two, …

Warhol Pencil Set

Carry Warhol-isms with you everywhere you go with a set of colorful Andy Warhol Philosophy Pencils. The pack comes with a set of eight inscribed pencils, so there’s plenty of sage soundbites, from “Art is what you can get away with” to “Wasting money puts you in a real party mood.”