What would Andy Warhol think of our society today if he were still alive? Through his work, Warhol explored our fascination with commercialism, blurring the lines between the iconic Coke can and Marilyn Monroe. Both were sellable commodities with little value beyond the superficial. It's as if Warhol was warning us of where we'd be heading in a few years. Now it's easy to become a marketable product — just ask people like Kim Kardashian, who contain the empty calories of soda but rake in millions.
The irony is that Warhol himself became a high-priced good after his death. His... More >>>