Posts Tagged ‘Andy Warhol’

Andy Warhol’s Life Revolved Around Sex, Drugs—and Catholicism?

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Andy Warhol is synonymous with Pop art and celebrity, Campbell’s Soup and Marilyn Monroe—but one driving force in the artist’s work that people may not know about is Warhol’s relationship to Catholicism. Read more Related Posts:A Pagan and a Christian pastor discuss interfaith…In Thailand, new abortion freedoms face spiritual resistance’No church is perfect’: Anglican bishop Read more

Andy Warhol’s “Sixty Last Suppers” was one of the Catholic artist’s last works

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Lifelong practising Catholic, Warhol’s spiritual side became more evident in his art in the 1980s. The retrospective, which includes the artist’s iconic images of Marilyn Monroe and Campbell’s soup cans, also includes a 1986 work entitled “Sixty Last Suppers,” a large-scale compilation made up of repeated images of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper.” A major Read more

Andy Warhol devotion was almost surreal

Monday, February 26th, 2018
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On April 1, 1987, the most popular artists, actors, fashion designers, writers and musicians in America converged on St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Liza Minnelli showed up, along with Calvin Klein, Tom Wolfe and George Plimpton. Yoko Ono arrived a bit early; she was giving a speech. One could have easily mistaken Andy Warhol’s Read more