Throwback: Andy Warhol’s Grave

Andy Warhol was an American artist known as a leading figure in pop art. His painting of a can of Campbell Soup made him the talk of the town in 1964.

 

©Jack Mitchell CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0
 
He was a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When hubby and I visited the city in 2009, hubby insisted that we visit Warhol’s grave at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Cemetery.

 

Pittsburgh, PA; 2009
 
With the candles there, were cans of Campbell soup. I guess, it is what the masses remember him for, his Campbell soup can art. Me, I like to quote him once in a while, especially about nature.

 

Ireland, 2012
 
Our visit was to pay homage to one of America’s popular artists.

  

Update:

The Andy Warhol Museum has set up a live stream of his grave.

http://www.warhol.org/figment/

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2 thoughts on “Throwback: Andy Warhol’s Grave

  1. I never new Andy Warhol was from Pennsylvania- I guess you learn something new every day! For someone who’s one of the most famous artists in the world that is quite a modest gravestone- the soup cans are a nice touch though! Great post!

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