Andy Warhol would have been 90 years old on August, 6. Museums and art lovers the world over are celebrating. The pioneer of Pop Art died in 1987 at the age of 58, but 30 years later, his fifteen minutes of fame aren’t up and his art is still ubiquitous.
To mark the occasion, tickets went on sale today for the Whitney Museum of American Art’s much anticipated upcoming retrospective, Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again. The first American Warhol retrospective since 1989, it opens in New York on November 12th and features more than 350 works of art. The show spans Warhol's career, beginning as an illustrator in the 1950s, through his groundbreaking pop art images in the 1960s, to his the experimentation in the 1970s following his assassination attempt in 1968, through his career and life as a celebrity in the 1980s. To celebrate his birthday, today the museum threw a party in their lobby, complete with cake.