Category: Time Capsules

Unboxed: A new app at The Warhol

February 3, 2016

Andy Warhol was an obsessive collector. Starting in 1974, he assembled 610 Time Capsules, putting together all sorts of things (from fanzines to food) into cardboard boxes and sending them…

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TC86: Opening a Warhol Time Capsule with Benjamin Liu

January 26, 2015

Each Time Capsule holds on average 250 individual items, comprised mainly of everyday objects, seemingly unremarkable in and of themselves: cloth napkins, hotel toiletries, old packaging, stationery, newspapers, etc. However,…

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TC528: Opening a Warhol Time Capsule with Benjamin Liu

August 11, 2014

It is not unusual for cataloguers working on the Time Capsule project to develop their own “relationships” with Warhol’s friends. It is easy to track the arrival and departure of…

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Exploring TC206: Clue Party

July 18, 2013

It’s often helpful to remember to see the Time Capsules as what they are–artwork. Unlike many of Warhol’s works, which he created en masse, making them feel impersonal, what makes…

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John Waters Opens a Time Capsule – BAD

July 12, 2013

Filmmaker John Waters stopped by the Warhol to offer his insight into a Warhol Time Capsule, and focused on the budget for Bad, some interesting photos, Joe Dallesandro, reminisced about…

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John Waters Opens a Time Capsule – Discovering Photos

July 9, 2013

Filmmaker John Waters stopped by the Warhol to offer his insight into a Warhol Time Capsule, and focused on the budget for Bad, some interesting photos, Joe Dallesandro, reminisced about…

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Exploring TC540: Artwork

March 15, 2013

Time Capsules is one serial artwork consisting of many boxes, each consisting of many items, although sometimes a TC contains an individual piece of art that stands on its own. We…

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Exploring TC 540: Julia Warhola

February 28, 2013

Andy Warhol’s mother Julia Warhola moved from Pittsburgh to New York City in 1952, where she lived with Warhol until 1970.  In this video, we take a look at some…

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Exploring TC 540: Magazines

February 20, 2013

We find lots of magazines in the Time Capsules, but the fashion magazines from the 50s and 60s are really fun. A lot of people don’t know that Andy Warhol began…

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TC526: Out of the Box

December 3, 2012

We normally open, process and catalogue Warhol’s Time Capsules behind locked glass doors in the Museum’s Archives.  Museum visitors can merely peek through the doors at our recent findings.  On September 28th,…

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