Prince of Pop

Marilyn monroe, the Mona Lisa, a Coca-Cola bottle, Superman — if it was famous, Andy Warhol made it into art. He said, famously, that in the future everyone would be famous for 15 minutes. Anybody looking for his own quarter-hour in New York in the 1960s hung out at Warhol's Factory, the studio where he and his entourage produced paintings and films.

London's Tate Modern expects huge crowds for "Warhol," which opened early this month and runs until April 1. "There's something about his work that's so contemporary," says curator Donna De Salvo. Since Warhol, no one can be...

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