Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Night of 1,000 Andys

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Night of 1,000 Andys

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Which Andy are you? That seemed to be the question of the night for close to 300 partygoers Saturday evening at The Andy Warhol Museum on the North Side. The invite encouraged people to come as Andy ranging from 1950s' studious, 1960s' mod, 1970s' preppy or 1980s' club cool. "This was an easy choice for me to come as Andy from the later years because I always wear black anyway," laughed museum director Eric Shiner. "I just had to buy the wig to match."

Partygoers like Steve and Peggy McKnight posed for polaroids on the sixth floor before heading to check out the Exploding Plastic Inevitable multimedia exhibit. "Uncle Andy saw everyone as special. He found people interesting and was really an innovator ahead of his time," said his nephew Donald Warhola, wearing one of his late uncle's ties. …

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