Warhol’s Grave Sight

“I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say ‘figment” —Andy Warhol

warholgraveTo pay homage to Andy Warhol’s message and honor the anniversary of his birthday on August 6, The Warhol Museum and EarthCam launched a collaborative project titled Figment. This live feed of Warhol’s grave site will be viewable 24/7 throughout the world, wherever an Internet connection can be found.

To see Warhol’s grave in inaction, log on here . Those seeking their 15 minutes of fame can donate a Campbell’s soup can or flowers to adorn his grave.

And in case that isn’t enough viewing excitement, tune in to the live webcam at St. John Chrysontom Byzantine Catholic Church in Pittsburgh, PA, where Warhol was baptized.

See also: Finding Warhol’s Soul in Pittsburgh.

Becky Garrison is a satirist/storyteller whose most recent book is Roger Williams’s Little Book of Virtues (Wipf & Stock, March 2020). Also, she edited Love, Always: Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resilience (Transgress Press, 2015). Her six books include 2006’s Red and Blue God, Black and Blue Church (PW, starred review).