Day: May 6, 2022

COMMERCE/ECONOMY

Andy Warhol is shot in his New York City

Andy Warhol is shot in his New York City loft by Valerie Solanis, a struggling actress, and writer. On June 3, 1968, Valerie Solanas shot Warhol and art critic and curator Mario Amaya at Warhol’s studio. Before the shooting, Solanas had been a marginal figure in the Factory scene. She founded a “group” called S.C.U.M. […]

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