Posts Tagged "andy warhol"

Walking with Lou Reed on the Wild Side

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Critic's Area | 2 comments

Dear Readers, It has been a while since I posted my personal thoughts on fame-based practices. Before I share my latest journey in critical studies of fame, let me speak a few words on Lou Reed who we lost yesterday. As you may know, Lou Reed has been an iconic figure in rock n’ roll. As Christine Bode ( highlights, his group Velvet Underground caught attention of icons such as Andy Warhol, The New York Dolls, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, The Sex Pistols, Brian Eno, and U2. In his famous song “Walk on the Wild Side,” Reed documented journeys of iconic...

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An Inspirational Tip from Andy Warhol

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Critic's Area | 2 comments

Dear Celebrity Studies Readers, In critical explorations of fame and its irony, Andy Warhol, Pop Art Movement icon, made observations that apply to all in everyday life. Ongoing creation and reflection on it will bring us to a point where our art is recognized for its finest meanings and social change for all living beings. Everyone can be recognized for that art and not just the 15 minutes of fame – a famous expression for which Warhol is well known. Hope this post finds you in the heights of your creative power this week! Special thanks to photographer & friend Hamidah Hemani...

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