Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait and Self-Portrait (1967), Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Friends of Modern Art Fund © 2012 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; images courtsey of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Whatever else you can say about it, “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” provides confirmation of a literary adage.1 Until recently, the aphorism “Art is what you can get away with” had merely been a ...