Each year we work with partners to showcase our original
Andy Warhol was the father of the Pop Art movement and began painting his famous series of
Andy Warhol discovered photography later in his career and by the time of his death, had over 50,000 photographs in his collection. Warhol took a camera with him everywhere he went capturing the personalities he met at The Factory or out on the town. Each night, he would have the negatives developed and the next day would select the images he wanted printed. One print would be made and marked with Warhol’s stamp on the back. This selection of photographs shows the variety of scenes where
On April 23, 1985, The
While these items are can only be seen at our headquarters building, I am hoping to be able to create a traveling exhibit to make them available to a broader audience. ^TR
- Robert Woodruff's 44-year Menaboni Christmas Card Collection
I recently met one of the original members of the
You can also read Russell’s history of Woodruff’s Menaboni Christmas card collection at this link.
The newest exhibit in the Pop Culture Gallery at the World of
- Dr. Strangelove - the scene where they shoot the vending machine to get the change
- The Gods Must Be Crazy- Coke bottle from the sky
- Independence Day - Scene where they tries to shoot the Coke can with the shield up
Thanks to everyone who tested their skills on our
When I travel, I always note and quite often stop to photograph old Coke signs or vending equipment I run across. As I was leaving Mt. Rainier National Park while on vacation recently, I saw a great Coke sign to add to the collection. I could not help but notice the iron statutes all over the yard as I got out of the car to take the photograph. It turns out I had stumbled across Ex-Nihilo, the outdoor sculpture park for Recycled Spirits of Iron by artist Dan Klennert. I enjoyed the artwork and would have loved to have stayed longer, but after a day of hiking the mountain, it was time to move on. If your travels ever take you to Washington State, take a side trip down State Road 706 to enjoy the art, and, as Dan says, "Welcome into my imagination, please wipe your feet."