14 January 2017

Rem Koolhaas Design For Manchester’s Factory Arts Centre Gets Planning Approval

Designs for Manchester’s £110m Factory arts venue have been approved and will now go to the next stage of realisation. The Rem Koolhaas design will transform a former warehouse into a global quality multi-purpose venue. Housing two performance spaces – a theatre and a warehouse area for art, performance, and video.

20 December 2014


Jeremy Deller Explores Warhol, Morris And The Factory

In 1986 a young Jeremy Deller took up an invitation from Andy Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. Deller was an art history graduate, bumping into Warhol at Anthony d’Offay Gallery, where The Turner Prize winning artist was approached by one of Warhol’s entourage. The visit remained entirely professional, and the result […]

31 October 2014


Film Producer Sues Warhol Icon’s Widower Over Image Copyright

Film producer David Weisman and the widower of Edie Sedgwick; Michael Post are fighting a bitter legal battle over the image rights of the late Warhol superstar, Courthouse News reports. The producer included Sedgwick in his first film, Ciao! Manhattan (1972), the film was a fictionalised account of the heiress-cum-Warhol-Factory-icon’s life. Weisman went on to […]

18 February 2013


Rare Andy Warhol Polaroids On Display In New London Exhibition

The Privatus Gallery in Mayfair have mounted an exhibition, taken from a private collection of never publicly seen photos by the Pop artist Andy Warhol. From candid’s of the iconic Elizabeth Taylor to photobooth strips of faces from the 80′s, the collection, which was collected by art enthusiast James Hedges promises to be one of […]

30 May 2012


Andy Warhol And His NY Factory Comes To Hull

The Ferens Gallery is mounting a major exhibition of Andy Warhol, one of the most influential and infamous artists to emerge in post-war America.  A broad range of  Warhol’s work from the ARTIST ROOMS collection will be included, from rarely-seen stitched photographs to his iconic posters and late paintings. The unique stitched photographs produced in […]

3 May 2012


Vital American Photographer Richard Avedon Honoured At Gagosian

Richard Avedon (1923-2004) – described by the New York Times as the one of those photographers who has helped ‘define America’s image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century’ – is regarded as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. And now Gagosian Gallery is present an exhibition of his legendary […]