The Barbican's latest Pop Art Design show presents a fresh take on a movement spanning the 50s to 70s--the first comprehensive exhibition to explore the collaboration between the designers and artists responsible for shaping our postmodern attitudes.
"I don't get played on the radio anymore, and quite rightly so, because it's other people's turn. At my age I can do what I want." Elton's comment illustrates one of the admirable traits of this founder figure of popular music - his benevolence. He has always been generous with his support of new bands.
'Art about art' can be sterile, or not as technically adept as the reference work. Artists (often with poor draftsmanship) can ape historic work in an effort to claim its significance for themselves.
Not even death can stop Andy Warhol from causing mischief with a camera. The artist may have died in 1987, but his work has
Graffiti always seemed to me a purer form of the concept of 'brand identity' and one that came with real artistic flair, mystery, energy and danger. What traditionally set graffiti artists and brands apart was the drive for something beyond financial gain.
A top university has been criticised for spending £1.4m on art including works by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol while it
Marilyn Monroe with banana-yellow hair, Queen Elizabeth bathed in psychedelic colours - just two of the world-famous portraits
If you went back in time and found yourself in the presence of Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles or Elvis Presley, what would you
The Brandhorst Museum is a relatively recent addition to the Kunstareal (meaning 'art area'), which is home to a concentration
I am so torn between my old love and my new one. They are both low key, food and wine centred, disinterested in show or pretence in any way. In the end I think I can cope with two Maastricht Sjieks in my life. It is not a betrayal after all.
It was a "healthy" night of sales at Sotheby's yesterday evening as a contemporary art auction brought in more than £74 million
The glam era of the mid-1970s is the subject of a new exhibition at Tate Liverpool. Featuring work by David Hockney, Andy
If I'm going to keep a diary then I first better make sure I have a life to write about, but then if I'm living such an eventful, fulfilling life, how the hell am I going to find the time to write about it?
Leee Black Childers, a photographer who captured the rock 'n' roll antics of the 60s and 70s, is releasing previously unseen
As the Diamond Jubilee year comes to an end, you could be forgiven for feeling a little 'Queen fatigue'. We've had an endless
An art exhibition about male nudes has proven a sell-out success at a gallery in Austria - despite causing outrage before
Little is known about the Queen's taste in art, but few would have bet on her being a fan of Andy Warhol. Yet the Royal Collection
While artistically Andy Warhol may not be regarded as having the technical prowess of Rembrandt, the abstract beauty of Dali or the form of Caravaggio, no other artist has managed to predict the zeitgeist of their descendants so perfectly.
Today is Andy Warhol's birthday. Andy Warhol, responsible for so many things: that infamous Marilyn painting, making Campbell's
When Norma Jean met Bruno Bernard as she left the dentist's in 1946, little did she know she was taking the first step towards