When is a flash mob not a flash mob?
When the media has been notified and cameras are aimed at the supposedly surprise performance space.
That was the case minutes ago when a group of Warhol-wigged dancers surrounded
If it didn't have the spontaneous flash of the mobs you see on YouTube—or a dynamically developing dance component beyond the initial impact—the marketing stunt did seem to fulfill its primary objective, which was to get attention.
Warhol himself probably would have smiled. Now I think I'll go home and have a can of