Weekly Special #185a: Indie Rock and Contemporary Art in NYC

New York City’s most revered art collective centered around a man by the name of Andy Warhol. Set in a drug-infused laboratory — his 1960s dream studio The Factory — and culminating in the Exploding Plastic Inevitable multimedia events, Warhol and his ilk transformed the subcultural landscape in ways still difficult to comprehend. But if Warhol was the general of this amphetamine army, his front line soldiers were The Velvet Underground and Nico. – Read Joe Coscarelli’s article about Indie Rock and Contemporary art in NYC here. – In the picture, Titus Andronicus at the Whitney Museum (from brooklynvegan, photo by Leia Jospe)