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Sunday, 26 December 2010

Warhol Foundation Founder Dies

John Warhola, elder brother of artist Andy Warhol has died, on Christmas Eve, in Pittsburgh, from pneumonia. He was 85.  Warhola, was one of the three founding members of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and guardian of his legacy. He was a driving force and spearheaded the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh an archive that holds many of Warhol’s work along with original studio contents and letters. A third brother, Paul became an artist, late in life with public exhibitions and widespread interest, Donald Warhola said his dad preferred to focus on the museums and his three children.  Read More...

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