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Andy Warhol

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Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Andy Warhol

Today’s Andy Warhol’s 87th birthday. We may know him for his soup cans, or his portraits of Mao Zedong and Marilyn Monroe, but not many people know too much about who he was as a person. This is actually a common thing with many famous modern and contemporary artists. The artwork of Pablo Picasso and … Continue reading

Hirst and Disney collaborate for Kids Company Charity at Christie’s

Damien Hirst has unveiled an iconic yet rather unusual work that will be auctioned off at Christie’s, London, next month in an effort to raise money for the charity, Kids Company. Kids Company provides practical, emotional and educational support to vulnerable inner-city children and young people, a cause Hirst has supported for the past six … Continue reading

13 Andy Warhol Polaroids for sale at Artnet Auction

Artnet Auctions has posted 13 Andy Warhol Polaroid’s with a ‘PURCHASE NOW’ option from not until January 3rd.  The works range from $9,500 for his ‘Diana Ross, 1981′ to upwards of $25,000 for his ‘Self-Portrait in Drag, 1981.  All of the Polaroid’s have been authenticated and embossed by the Warhol Foundation.

Retrospective – Top Ten Artworks of 2013

1. Sold for: $142,405,000 – *World record for highest paid lot!* 2. Sold for: $105,445,000 – *Record for Andy Warhol’s highest paid lot!* 3. Sold for: $58,363,750 – *Record for Jackson Pollock’s highest paid lot!* 4. Sold for: $58,405,000 – *Record for Jeff Koons’s highest paid lot!* 5. Sold for: $57,285,000 – *Ranks number 4 for Andy Warhol’s highest paid … Continue reading

LACMA Revamps their Art + Technology Program

LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States.  With over 120,000 objects in their collection they show expertise in works ranging from the antiquities to present times,  Their mission is, ‘To serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and … Continue reading

Highlights from November’s Post-War & Contemporary Sales

Mid November sparked a hunger in New York City for art acquisitions when the leading auction houses went head to head with the Post-War & Contemporary Art Sales. Both auctions housed masterpieces eager to break auction sale records, and we were not disappointed!  Christie’s closed their sale with a staggering $691.6M, soaring over their previous … Continue reading