Topic - Andy Warhol Foundation

Andy Warhol (; born Andrew Warhola Jr.; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, film director, and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best known works include the silkscreen paintings Campbell's Soup Cans (1962) and Marilyn Diptych (1962), the experimental films Empire (1964) and Chelsea Girls (1966), and the multimedia events known as the Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966–67). - Source: Wikipedia

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The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on Wednesday announced the awarding of $695,000 in grants to fund 20 multicultural works that seek to "destabilize" Western culture's hegemony over the arts.

Warhol Foundation awards $695,000 for projects that 'destabilize' Western dominance of art world →

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