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How Much Warhol Is Too Much Warhol?

ARTINFO | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK-- This week an explosion of Andy Warhol's paintings are heading to auction in New York, with Sotheby's, Christie's, and Phillips de Pury toge...

D*Face 'Going Nowhere Fast' In Los Angeles

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.10.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Going Nowhere Fast" went somewhere with the pedal to the metal - mainly private collections. The almost sold out show at the Corey Helford Gallery in...

Warhol's Townhouse For Sale

New York Magazine | S.Jhoanna Robledo | Posted 06.27.2011 | Arts

Andy Warhol's East 66th Street townhouse, where he lived for the final years of his life, was practically an Upper East Side landmark during his lifet...

Warhol $40M Self-Portrait Headed To Auction

AP | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A 1986 self-portrait by Andy Warhol that was among the last of his paintings to be exhibited while he was alive is heading for the auction...

Ages and Prices in the Art Market: Is the New York Times Starting to Get It?

David Galenson | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Some great artists make their most important contributions early in their careers, while others develop their contributions gradually, and are greatest late in their lives.

Andy (Warhol) With Pineapples

Jill Lynne | Posted 06.11.2011 | Arts
Jill Lynne

The recent record-breaking sale by Sotheby's of Andy Warhol's self-portrait "Ghosts" for $32, 562,500 prompted me to think of my own Portrait of "Andy Warhol With Pineapples".

Marcus Baram

Rob Lowe Dishes About Partying With Charlie Sheen In New Memoir

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.08.2011 | Books

In his forthcoming memoir, "Stories I Only Tell My Friends," Rob Lowe dishes on the early days of the "Brat Pack" (he used to hate the term, coined by...

Self-Portrait of an Experimental Painter: Jon Schueler and The Sound of Sleat

David Galenson | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

The Sound of Sleat will delight anyone interested in the inner lives of artists who consider their work, and their lives, as a quest to create images as beautiful as those they see in nature.

LOOK: Andy Warhol Statue Unveiled In Union Square

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

UNION SQUARE -- It's easy to pass by the Decker Building at 33 Union Square West or the building at 860 Broadway, now housing a Petco, without knowing...

Is the Art Market Dissing Elizabeth Taylor?

David Galenson | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Liz No. 5 was part of Andy Warhol's revolution, but was made a year too late to have been among the first shots fired. It is estimated that the one-year lag reduces its value by $30-40 million.

PLAN ForYourArt: March 24-30

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

LACMA presents a screening of More, written and directed by Barbet Schroeder.

China Takes Top Spot in Art Auction Sales Away From the US & UK -- What It Means for Global Culture

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-03-21-kl.jpgOn Saturday, March 19, the world learned that China became the #1 earner in fine art auction revenue for the year 2010.

Minneapolis, Not New York, to Get Merce Cunningham Dance Company Collection

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

The 150-object Merce Cunningham Dance Company collection of set pieces, costumes and painted drops created for the visionary choreographer by leading artists, designers and musicians finally has a home.

Painters Painting: From Abstract Expressionism to Pop

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Imagine going back in time to an era in art history, talking to the artists themselves at work in their studios and hearing first-hand what their concerns, processes and influences are.

MoMA and AA Bronson Present "Queer Cinema: Today and Yesterday"

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-03-03-mfe.jpgIt remains arguable whether queerness has evolved to the brink of true acceptance in developed, democratic nations -- but art is a great way to tell.

What's the Value of a Signature on an Art Print?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Several years before his death in 1987, Andy Warhol sat down and signed his name on copies of the tabloid magazine Interview, of which he was the edit...

WATCH: 'Orgy Of The Rich' Group Protests Sotheby's Auction

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Just as Andy Warhol's Nine Multicolored Marilyns was unveiled at Sotheby's in London Wednesday evening, a group of protesters crashed the auction. The...

Warhol Self-Portrait Sells For $17.4 Million At Auction

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(via MutualArt) A colossal self-portrait by "pope of pop" Andy Warhol sold for £10.8 million pounds ($17.4 million) at Christie's in London on Wednes...

Diane von Furstenberg: Activist and Icon

Jess Blanch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jess Blanch

Despite being immortalized as "glamazon," von Furstenberg has always been somewhat of a poster girl for women's liberation, famously saying she wanted "to lead a man's life in a women's body."

Highlights This Week: Condo, Criminals, And Capote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week we've covered everything from the famed to the unknown. We've seen a classical version of Michael Jackson hit, excellent examples of Eastern...

Pablo Picasso and Steve Jobs: And Now for Something Completely Different

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Steve Jobs is something of Silicon Valley's version of Picasso, a conceptual innovator who has made not a single great innovation -- but a series of them.

The Panda Appropriations -- Part Two: Ethics and Aesthetics

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

Derivative use ranges from the subtle (Cindy Sherman's "stills" echoing Hitchcock's movies) to deliberately heavy-handed (the near re-staging of Sherman's works by Alex Prager). So, what dictates proper use of someone's art?

Public Art or, How the Internet Is Rocking the Art World

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Donna Fish

You know how the Internet has revolutionized the music world? How YouTube has plucked individuals out of obscurity and made them household names? Now it is the art world's turn.

Smithsonian Stands Firm on Censorship, Congressional Checkbook Trumps Constitution

Jim Hedges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Hedges

2011-01-11-self.jpgNearly two years ago, I was asked to lend an artwork entitled Self-Portrait by artist Jack Pierson to the National Portrait Gallery.

Bets Are In For 2011's Art Sales: Pop, Calder, Contemporary Chinese Art

wsj.com | KELLY CROW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The auction market gained momentum throughout 2010, as art buyers began shrugging off their recession fears and wealthy newcomers from Asia joined the...