News obsession drove Warhol’s work, exhibition portrays art


Not many people — even art enthusiasts — know that Andy Warhol was a news junkie.
The Andy Warhol Museum opened a new exhibit on the pop artist’s obsession with contemporary news media on Oct. 14. The exhibition, titled “Warhol: Headlines,” features more than 80 works that represent Warhol’s key obsessions, including celebrity, death, disaster and current events.
“‘Headlines’ combines Warhol’s love for newspapers and pop-culture references,” Emily Meyer, the assistant communications manager at The Warhol, said.

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