The Andy Warhol Museum

The Andy Warhol Museum is located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is the largest museum in North America dedicated to a single artist; the museum holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives from the Pittsburgh-born pop art icon Andy Warhol. The Andy Warhol Museum is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and is a collaborative project of the Carnegie Institute, the Dia Art Foundation and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; the museum is located in an 88,000-square-foot facility on seven floors. Containing 17 galleries, the museum features 900 paintings, close to 2,000 works on paper, over 1,000 published unique prints, 77 sculptures, 4,000 photographs, over 4,350 Warhol films and videotaped works, its most recent operating budget was $6.1 million. In addition to its Pittsburgh location the museum has sponsored 56 traveling exhibits that have attracted close to 9 million visitors in 153 venues worldwide since 1996. Plans for the museum were announced about 2 1/2 years after Warhol's death.

At the time of the announcement, works worth an estimated $80 million were donated to the newly announced museum by the AWFVA and the Dia Foundation. Thomas N. Armstrong III, the director of the Whitney Museum of American Art from 1974 to 1990, was named the museum's first director in 1993. Matt Wrbican joined the staff of the museum before it opened, inventorying Warhol's belongings in New York, has become the archivist and an expert on Warhol's work. By 1993, the 88,000-square-foot industrial warehouse and its extensive renovations had cost about $12 million, the AWFVA had donated more than 1000 of Warhol's works worth over $55 million, a donation that grew to about 3000 works. On May 13–14, 1994, the museum attracted about 25,000 visitors to its opening weekend. Armstrong, its founding director, resigned nine months after its opening. On November 1, 1997 New York's Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts donated all Warhol films and video copyrights to the museum. In 2013, it was announced that in Manhattan, New York City, in the Essex Crossing development on the Lower East Side, an annex to the main Pittsburgh museum was scheduled to open by 2017.

However, the museum announced in March 2015 that it had dropped its plans to open the New York annex. In October 2019, an audio tape of publicly unknown music by Lou Reed, based on Warhols' 1975 book, “The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again”, was reported to have been discovered in an archive at the Museum in Pittsburgh; the 2010 film She's Out of My League filmed a key scene at the museum during an evening event. The film's subject was hosting the event. Official website Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Luke McGuane

Luke McGuane is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club and Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League. McGuane is a key position player, he was drafted by Richmond with pick 36 in the 2004 national draft. He was recruited from Broadbeach in the. In a VFL game in 2007, playing for Coburg, he was struck by a falling goalpost in a bizarre incident. McGuane is the cousin of fairest winner Mick McGuane. At the end of the 2013 season, he was delisted by Richmond, he signalled an intention to return to Queensland under former Richmond assistant coach, Justin Leppitsch at the Brisbane Lions. On 4 November 2013, the Brisbane Lions signed McGuane as a delisted free agent, he announced his immediate retirement from the AFL in September 2015. Luke McGuane's playing statistics from AFL Tables Luke McGuane's statistics from Footy Wire

Alfred Whitney Griswold

Alfred Whitney Griswold, who went by his second given name, was an American historian and educator. He served as 16th President of Yale University from 1951 to 1963, during which he built much of Yale's modern scientific research infrastructure on Science Hill. Griswold was born in the son of Elsie Montgomery and Harold Ely Griswold, he graduated from Hotchkiss School in 1925, before obtaining his B. A. from Yale University in 1929, where he edited campus humor magazine The Yale Record. A member of the Griswold Family, he was a descendant, on his mother's side, of Eli Whitney, of six colonial governors of Connecticut on his father's side; as an undergraduate, along with a handful of students and faculty members, founded the Yale Political Union. He taught English for a year changed to history, which he taught at Yale from 1933, becoming an assistant professor in 1938, an associate professor in 1942, a full professor in 1947. Griswold received a Ph. D. in the new field of History, the Arts and Letters, writing the first dissertation in American Studies in 1933.

The American cult of success was the dissertation's subject, informed in part by Griswold's brief time on Wall Street between his graduation and the stock market crash of 1929. Griswold authored The Far Eastern Policy of the United States and Democracy, Essays on Education, In the University Tradition, Liberal Education and the Democratic Ideal. Although Griswold was not a specialist in foreign affairs, his 1938 book on Far Eastern policy was an elegantly written and vigorous survey which for many years was the most influential work in the field. In 1951, Griswold became President of Yale University, serving until his death in 1963. Griswold was unaware of his imminent rise to the presidency; the day of his elevation, he told his wife, "Thank God we're not in that racket," after they had lunched with a friend, the president of Mount Holyoke College. As president, Griswold is credited with tripling the university endowment to $375 million, building 26 new buildings and establishing research fellowships for young scholars in the sciences.

He was arguably Yale's first modern president, was quoted in the national media for his views on foreign affairs, amateur athletics, academic freedom, in defense of the liberal arts against government intrusion. Griswold worked in successful collaboration with Nathan Pusey, his counterpart at Harvard, to maintain amateurism in athletics among universities known now as the Ivy League; the decision to create the eleventh and twelfth residential colleges at Yale, known as Morse College and Ezra Stiles College, was made by Griswold. In 1952, he established Masters of Arts programs in teaching, affiliated with the traditional liberal arts departments. During World War II he headed special U. S. Army training programs in languages and civil affairs. Ben Kiernan is the current A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History at Yale. On ideas and the banishment of books: Books won't stay banned, they won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost.

The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom; the surest path to wisdom is a liberal education. —Alfred Whitney Griswold, "Essays on Education," On coeducation at Yale: By keeping in step with the male,/ we proceed at the pace of the snail./ Said the Dean of Admission,/ "Let's switch our position/ and get some fast women at Yale!" Griswold married Mary Brooks on 10 June 1930 in Pennsylvania. His former home, at 237 East Rock Road in New Haven, is a contributing property in the Prospect Hill Historic District. Griswold died of colon cancer in New Haven, is buried in Grove Street Cemetery. Kelley, Brooks Mather.. Yale: A History. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-07843-5.