'The Andy Warhol Diaries': 5 things you need to know about Netflix docuseries
Bank on Netflix to bring forth documentaries and different takes on topics of interest. Having said that, 'The Andy Warhol Diaries' is next in line on your to-watch list.
The docuseries is written and directed by Andrew Rossi, focusing on the life and works of the brilliant, Andy Warhol. The artist was a blessed work of art himself, known for his discovery and work in printmaking, painting, cinema, and even photography. Warhol has been the main subject of numerous exhibitions, books, feature films, and documentaries as well. The Andy Warhol Museum, honored in his name, is situated in Warhol's native city of Pittsburgh. The museum showcases an extensive permanent collection of his artwork, and is also the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist!
An article in the 2009 copy of The Economist talked about Warhol, saying he is the "bellwether of the art market". Much of his masterpieces are collectibles of immensely high value. The highest price paid for a Warhol painting to date is a whopping $105 million! The said artwork was a 1963 serigraph titled 'Silver Car Crash'. Some of the most expensive paintings ever sold are all creations of Warhol.
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When does 'The Andy Warhol Diaries' release and where can you watch it?
'Andy Warhol Diaries' releases on March 9, 2022, on Netflix.
What is 'The Andy Warhol Diaries' all about?
The official synopsis reads, "After he's shot in 1968, Andy Warhol begins documenting his life and feelings. Those diaries, and this docuseries, take a peek behind his persona".
Who stars in the Netflix docuseries?
Brian Kelly as Andy Warhol
Brian Kelly is both an actor and composer by profession. He is best known for his roles on 'Hysterical Girl', 'Basquiat', and 'Love in the Time of Money'.
Kelly reprises Andy Warhol, the famous artist, film director, and producer, who was a living legend in the visual arts department. Some of his best works explored the relationship between artistic expression and advertising, including silkscreen paintings called 'Campbell's Soup Cans' and 'Marilyn Diptych', the experimental films 'Empire' and 'Chelsea Girls', and the multimedia events called 'Exploding Plastic Inevitable'.
The series is written and directed by Andrew Rossi.