New York, New York: The Andy Monument - Gone

Chrome-plated 10-ft. tall statue of Andy Warhol stood near a former Factory location, and where he was shot. Taken down September 4, 2012.
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Northeast corner of E. 17th St. and Broadway.
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Free

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The Andy Monument. The Andy Warhol Monument

I was going to Barnes & Noble and I noticed this on Union Square.

[Carol Jacob, 04/27/2011]
The Andy Monument. The Andy Monument

Before Michael Jackson was the King of Pop, Andy Warhol was the King of Pop Art. Standing ten-feet tall, plated in chrome, a statue of lanky Warhol assumes a casual stance atop a pedestal at the northwest corner of Union Square. A Polaroid camera dangles from his neck, and in his hand he holds a Bloomingdale shopping bag (Andy would stand near this spot handing out copies of his Interview Magazine that he carried in a similar bag). The location for "The Andy Monument" was chosen, in part, because it's outside one of his former Factory studios, and because it's where frustrated playwright Valerie Solanas tried to murder him in 1968. Andy (the statue) is scheduled to remain until at least October 2, 2011.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 04/02/2011]

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