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2011-07-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To coincide with Andy Warhol's birthday (August 6th), Legacy Recordings will release the most ambitious multi-artist, multimedia project upon which it has ever embarked. 15 MINUTES: HOMAGE TO ANDY WARHOL, created with the full approval of The Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts, is headlined by Columbia Records artists Bob Dylan and Patti Smith, and 16 other world-renowned fine artists, poets, painters, photographers, actors, and musicians....

2008-10-12 00:00:24

By Charles Darwent A revealing exhibition shares the cobbled-together feel of Warhol's films - and their sense of futility Visual Art Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms Hayward Gallery LONDON I'm sure there must be a harder film to watch than Andy Warhol's Mrs Warhol, although I can't instantly think what it might be. Made in 1966, the work - at an hour and seven minutes, pretty well feature-length - shows the artist's 73-year-old mother in the dank basement she occupied in her son's...

2008-10-08 18:00:21

A CULT actress featured in Lou Reed's song Walk On The Wild Side was in Liverpool today to celebrate an exhibition of portraits of herself. Transsexual star Holly Woodlawn was making a special guest appearance at the Contemporary Urban Centre in Greenland Street tonight. The evening will coincide with the exhibition of intimate and revealing paintings of Holly by award-winning artist Sadie Lee. The 61-year-old, who was the inspiration for American rock singer Reed's classic lyrics,...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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