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".