Fifteen minutes . . . and counting

Jan 30, 2014

Fifteen minutes . . . and counting

by Kevin Holden Platt

Across the ages, individuals standing at the peak of each society’s pyramid of power and fame have depended on artists to ensure their immortality: Khafre, pharaoh of Upper and Lower Egypt, conscripted an army of artisans to carve his likeness into the Great Sphinx ...

Jan 29, 2014

'Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal'

by Hanna Lange

When most people think of Pop Art, they visualize the colorful Marilyn Monroe portrait by Andy Warhol. But how many of us get the opportunity to see the original? As the largest Warhol exhibition ever to be presented in Japan, “15 Minutes Eternal” is ...

The Powers behind American Pop Art

Aug 28, 2013

The Powers behind American Pop Art

by J.M. Hammond

Brash, bold and unabashedly low-brow, much of Pop Art took inspiration from the imagery of popular culture to forge what many consider to be the preeminent art form of the mid-20th century. Starting from the 1960s, art buyers John and Kimiko Powers amassed what ...