Thursday 28 May 1998
Andy Warhol was a constantly changing fashion statement, his pop art inseparably bound up with his all-consuming passion for style and surface. The critic Edward Lucie-Smith noted that he first came to attention in New York not so much for his illustrations, but because of the way he presented himself: he wowed magazine editors by turning up in old clothes "looking like some street urchin". The Warhol Look, which opens today, shows that sidewalk chic was just one of the many phases he went through in his quest to stay ahead for more than 15 minutes. It's drawn from the Andy Warhol Museum's vast collection and includes paintings, clothing, photographs, illustrations, reconstructed window displays, films and videos. If the exhibition doesn't take you back to the days when silk-screened Campbell's soup cans said it all, there are special events capturing the lifestyle of this fashion-victim-turned- abuser: "Family Factory Day" next month looks a scream.
World's most lethal spider found under a bunch of bananas
Rumours that the star wants to move on to pastures new
TV presenter Fiona Bruce seemed a bit startled by the find during the filming of Antiques Roadshow
Comedian says he 'never laughed as hard as I have writing with Rik'
Life & Style blogs
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Jeremy Hunt tells nurses 'path to lower cost is the same as the path to safer care'
Cara Delevingne photographed naked by Mario Testino for Allure magazine
Dear young men: The old stereotypes of what it is to be a 'man' are a load of rubbish
What lies beneath La Perla's 60 years of luxury lingerie?
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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- 3 Star Wars memorabilia called a 'bit of plastic' by Antiques Roadshow's Fiona Bruce valued at £50,000
- 4 Russell Brand might seem like a sexy revolutionary worth getting behind, but he will only fail his fans
- 5 Michael McIntyre walks off stage after woman in the front row uses her phone
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