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Warhol 24/7

In a digital homage to Warhol's long duration films like Sleep (1963) and Empire (1964), starting today, a static shot of the artist's final resting place will be viewable 24 hours a day on the museum's website. 

Eric Shiner Named Permanent Warhol Director

The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh has named Eric C. Shiner (previously, A.i.A.'s Roving Eye) the new director of the Warhol Museum. Shiner has served as the museum's acting director since January following the departure of Tom Sokolowski, who had...

Roving Eye: Flying High in Pittsburgh

Yesterday was a very busy art day in Pittsburgh, with several openings at downtown galleries and art spaces. First, I went to see Herman Pearl's new installation Named UnNamed in a vacant commercial space. I entered a pitch-black tunnel leading into...

Roving Eye: Pictures of People, One Significantly Missing Artist

I started off my week with a true discovery in the form of the Partners & Spade Gallery on Great Jones Street. I went down to see the work of Warhol's former assistant Walter Steding and Warhol's friend Stefano Castronovo (famous for his painted...

Roving Eye: Warhol's Socialist Side

Last week in New York I did a studio visit with Russian artist Yevgeniy Fiks that harkened to a meeting I had days earlier in Pittsburgh. In his conceptual practice, Fiks examines the rise and fall of Soviet Communism and he's realized numerous works...

Mexican Hospitality at Slim's Soumaya

In Latin American very few collectors have built private museums to house their collections. So visitors to Mexico City last week for the eighth Zona Maco art fair [Apr. 6–10] were eagerly awaiting the opening of the Soumaya, the new museum built by...

Roving Eye: Lost Shermans, Lost Flowers

On Sunday I flew to New York to meet with artist Deborah Kass, so that we could make the final selection of works to be included in her mid-career retrospective that will launch at the Warhol next spring. The show will include a full range of Kass's...

Roving Eye: Eric Shiner's Week in Review

For the last several weeks I have been among Icelanders. Specifically, I've mingled with the friends and family of artist Ragnar Kjartansson, whose excellent show of work inspired by music is on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh....

Manish Vora

Combining a lust for art acquisitions with a keen technological sense, Manish Vora launched Artlog in 2008 as a one-stop web-shop for contemporary art. Joining forces with web developer Dylan Fareed, the 31-year-old Vora set out to fill what he...

Eric C. Shiner

Eric C. Shiner. Pittsburgh, PA. The Milton Fine Curator of Art, The Andy Warhol Museum

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