Today marks the 25th anniversary of the death of Pop artist extraordinaire, Andy Warhol, who passed away in New York City, aged 58, on February 22, 1987. (Two favorite self-portraits are shown below.)

The largest of the commemorative retrospectives, Andy Warhol:15 Minutes Eternal, curated by the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, will tour Asia over the next three years, with such classic pieces as Jackie (1964) and Marilyn (1967), while Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune, an eclectic collection of multimedia spanning the 1950s–1980s, is on view through May 20 at San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum. Warhol, who once quipped, “You know it’s art when the check clears,” created some of the most expensive works on record, including Eight Elvises, which sold for $100 million in 2008.

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