Limited Edition Intimates

He may not top the list of people, living or dead, you’d like to see in tighty whities, but Andy Warhol has now undeniably left his mark on underwear. Gross puns aside, I’m referring to the latest collaboration between Calvin Klein and the Andy Warhol Foundation, a capsule collection of under garments inspired by, and named after, the…

Peace, Love and Peter Max

Here’s looking at you, Peter Max. The Eye of a Generation turned 80 today, and his body of work is looking more expansive than ever. His synesthesia-inducing Pop and Neo-Expressionist compositions have been luring enthralled audiences into his mind-bendingly bright universe since the 1960s. Showing nary a sign of slowing down, he continues to work fervently and…

Reproduction Value

The invention of the printing press and its younger sibling the camera rocked art forever by allowing all its forms to be heavily reproduced very quickly. The printing press gave way for mass media and illustrated books, manifestoes, sheet music and political cartoons among other popular ephemera to become widely available to the public. The…

Fast Food

This Friday I present to you Andy Warhol eating a hamburger. A flame-grilled Whopper from Burger King, to be precise. With a full bottle of Heinz ketchup at hand, Warhol stares somewhat vacantly into the camera before a stoic grey backdrop and proceeds to unravel the contents of the paper sack before him and munch away.…

Peter Davies

When I first met Peter Davies in 1996 he was living the dream – showing in trendy independent spaces while still at college, and selling his work to important collectors. Before you could blink, Davies went from student to Sensation, and the art world couldn’t get enough of him. After endless lectures about the ‘death…