Warhol's screen print entitled, "Colored Mona Lisa" from 1963, depicting various stamped Mona Lisas in red, blue, yellow and black ink. Some are her face close up and others are sideways, creating an unorganized grid of repetition.A 1986 close-up Polaroid of Warhol wearing a blonde “Fright Wig,” with hair sticking up in every direction. He is wearing a black turtleneck camouflaging everything but his face into the background.Album cover for The Velvet Underground's 1967 debut LP, "The Velvet Underground & Nico," designed by Warhol and depicting a screen printed yellow banana on a white background.Warhol seated in a plastic lawn chair in the center foreground of his studio at the Factory, surrounded by multiple versions of his Flowers pieces. He has his legs crossed, head resting on his hand looking at the camera, with sunglasses on. In the background are his assistants Philip Fagan and Gerard Malanga, each holding a Flowers print.

Seminal artist Andy Warhol (1928-1987) died 30 years ago today, yet his work and influence still prevails. SVA Library has well over 200 publications and videos pertaining to the late Pop icon, whose work incorporated a wide range of media - including screen printing, photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, film and music - and greatly contributed to the breaking down of boundaries between high and low culture. Browse the Library's collection and reserve a book or film today, or sign into MDID [with your SVA username and password] to simply peruse any of the 70+ images the VRC has uploaded, to remember the life and work of the one and only Warhol.
 
IMAGES (left to right): "Colored Mona Lisa," 1963. Silkscreen inks and graphite on canvas, 125 7/8 x 82 1/8 in. Collection of Larry Gagosian;  Andy Warhol, "Self-Portrait (Fright Wig)," 1986. Polaroid. The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.; The artist with his assistants Philip Fagan and Gerard Malanga at the Factory, New York, 1964 Photo: Ugo Mulas, © Ugo Mulas Heirs. All rights reserved. © 2013 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society  (ARS), New York; Album cover art designed by Warhol for The Velvet Underground's 1967 debut LP, "The Velvet Underground & Nico".