30 Great Robert Mapplethorpe Photos – And Not One is Offensive

30 Great Robert Mapplethorpe photos
Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa Lyon, 1982

I just wrote about the Robert Mapplethorpe documentary, Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures, airing on HBO next week, because it’s the first complete look at the late photographer’s work. But I hear so many people say “his work is not for me” that to combat their ignorance, here are 30 great Robert Mapplethorpe photos – and not one offensive one in the bunch. (more…)

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March 22 Sotheby’s Auction: Andy Warhol Shoe Drawings

andy warhol shoe lithos

A set of 16 hand-colored lithographs of Andy Warhol Shoe Drawings with text by Ralph Pomeroy and hand-lettering by Warhol’s own mother are being auctioned by Sotheby’s on March 22 (more…)

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Over 80 of The Coolest Calendars for 2016

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If it’s lighthouse, quilting and kitten calendars you’re looking for, you’ve come to the wrong place. (more…)

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American Beauty: 60 Pin-Ups to Pop Stars Wearing Flag Inspired Fashion.

American Beauty Flag Inspired Fashion

Long before Lynda Carter donned her Wonder Woman uniform complete with patriotic cape, starlets wore the stars and stripes to sell War Bonds and promote movie studios. The flag inspired fashion theme has since continued with celebrities, entertainers, musicians and models. Whether they are wrapped in flags for magazine covers, wearing various versions of patriotism onstage, or donning red, white and blue bathing suits – I’ve got 60 of the best photos of celebs, models and musicians in stars and stripes from the past nine decades for you right here. (more…)

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Electrolux kicks off Warhol Halston Exhibit with Pop Art Washers and Dryers.

Warhol Washers and Dryers

As one of the sponsors for the just opened Halston and Warhol: “Silver and Suede” exhibit at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, NC, Electrolux has created what are undoubtedly the coolest looking appliances – Warhol Washers and Dryers. (more…)

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Nick Smith’s Psycolourgy. Fine Art Done With Custom Pantone Chips.

Fine Art Done With Custom Pantone Chips

Artist Nick Smith’s first solo show, Psycolourgy, at the Lawrence Alkin Gallery features his impressive recreations of masters’ paintings with custom individual Pantone Color Chips. Nick has re-worked pieces from several major artists including Francis Bacon, David Hockey, Leonardo da Vinci, Rene Magritte, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, George Stubbs, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, and Andy Warhol. (more…)

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