Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC explores Warhol's impact on contemporary artists

The Associated Press
Associated Press

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Andy Warhol's impact on contemporary art is the subject of a new exhibition at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Met calls it the first major exhibition to explore "the full nature and extent" of Warhol's deep influence.

The show juxtaposes 45 Warhol works with 100 works in various media by 60 artists. They include Richard Avedon, Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst and Chuck Close.

The show is called "Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years." It runs through Dec. 31.