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Andy Warhol

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...

PHOTOS: The Madness Of Photorealism: Pedro Campos' Bright And Shining World

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Hyperrealist artist Pedro Campos at his easel The paintings of Madrid based hyperrealist Pedro Campos, 44, present a world that shines. His sub...

STOLEN ART: Thief Tunnels Through Wall To Steal $750,000 Worth Of Art By Andy Warhol & Roy Lichtenstein

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A brazen thief tunnelled through a wall into a New York City apartment and stole $750,000 of pictures by Andy Warhol and other artists. Police said t...

AUCTION ART: 2010's Record Breaking Auction Highlights | Warhol, Picasso, Giacometti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: ArtFixDaily) Exceptional beauty, rarity, and historical significance are among the factors that drive collectors to compete furiously for art, ...

The Rise and Fall of Jean-Michel Basquiat

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

In spite of Jean-Michel Basquiat's premature death, he managed not only to fulfill his goal of becoming rich and famous, but also to become one of the most important artists of the late 20th century.

15 Minutes and Counting - Warhol's Stars Shine On at the Museum of Modern Art

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

In his opening remarks to "Andy Warhol: Motion Pictures," MoMA's Chief Curator at Large Klaus Biesenbach told us to think of Warhol's screen tests -- 12 of which are presented in large-scale on the wall of one gallery -- as portraits.

The Business Artist: How Andy Warhol Turned a Love of Money Into a $228 Million Art Career

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Wealthy businessmen have recently been demonstrating extraordinary confidence in art as a liquid financial asset. Warhol, it could be said, took the opposite approach.

PHOTOS: Warhol Opening, 'True Grit' Premiere And More

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New Yorkers faced the cold last night at the New York premiere of the Coen Brothers' new film True Grit. Starring Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges and Josh B...

Artlog's Weekly Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Even with holiday parties in full swing, the New York artworld does not rest.

Artworld Gift Guide for the Holidays

Jim Hedges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Hedges

Art is more accessible than ever before in history. What's best is that everyone can now buy real art made by recognized contemporary masters for modest prices.

You Know It's the 80's When... Highlights From Phillips de Pury's 80s Auction

Damaris Colhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Damaris Colhoun

A curated tour of Phillip de Pury's forthcoming auction, simply called 80s, finds some images that help coin the style, the mood, and the values of an era.

The Other Black Swan

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

The world is full of White Swans -- if only one knows where to look for them. To prove my point, I boldly make the following predictions. I guarantee all of them will come true within the coming year.

Hide/Seek and Don't Ask Don't Tell

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alison Teal

In today's Washington, we find ourselves looking to the Portrait Gallery for leadership, not our elected officials.

A Nutcracker to Shun

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Heymont

Over the years, I've seen some pretty awful movies. None, however, has been as expensive, as overproduced, as idiotic, as appalling, or as stupefyingly reprehensible as the The Nutcracker in 3D.

Easy Reader: Steve Martin's An Object of Beauty Is An Object of Flawed Beauty

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Steve Martin may be a wild and crazy guy elsewhere but when it comes to his new novel, An Object of Beauty, set squarely in Manhattan's art-and-commerce world, he's serious.

Fran Lebowitz goes Public

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

She speaks truth to power - or at least to silly pretension - with aplomb and fearlessness. Mice, however, are another matter for Fran Lebowitz. It'...