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‘Andy Warhol’

Coming back to Tate after nearly two decades, more than 100 works will feature in the self-tiled exhibition of works by Andy Warhol. Among those will be some of Warhol’s most iconic images including prints of Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Coca-Cola bottles, and Campbell soup cans.

Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Phillips battle it out to sell $700m Macklowe collection

In the midst of a very public and nasty divorce, Harry and Linda Macklowe have been court ordered to sell off 65 works from their extensive art collection. With that news, Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips are all now competing for the chance to sell the Macklowe collection later this year. In 1959, the couple, now […]

The year in auctions: biggest sales, to whom and an attempt at why

2019 didn’t exactly go down as the most lucrative year for auctions, especially compared to more recent years when several $50 million lots could have been combined into a single evening sale, but as the year wraps up, reflecting on the auction market of the year reveals big wins, some records and interesting insights. As […]

Warhol’s ‘Athletes’ series heads to auction alongside other works from the Richard L. Weisman collection

‘I personally don’t like to limit the scope of my collecting – I just love the art.’ Richard L. Weisman, a businessman who passed away last year, once made that remark about his collection, some of which is soon to hit the auction block at Christie’s. Beginning this fall, a number of works once belonging […]

Sibling rivalry is taken to the next level as brother sues brother over the sale of a Warhol ‘Moonlanding’ prints

Anyone with siblings knows the knock-down-drag-out fights that you ended up in as kids, but this is a case in which a dispute between siblings is headed to court. On August 28th, Keith Donaldson officially filed a lawsuit against his brother, Robert, concerning the sale of a pair of screenprints by Andy Warhol entitled Moonwalk. […]

Judge sides with Andy Warhol Foundation on copyright suit

Copyright can be a huge gray area when it comes to incorporating artworks by other artists into new works. CJ Hendry, a New York-based artist, for example, ran into that issue when she created photorealistic images of crumpled Warhol polaroids, printed them on t-shirts, and planned to sell them last year. Just before the launch […]

Basquiat like you’ve never seen before…literally

Graphic novels innately cross the threshold between art and literature. Their style has been reflected by a number of artists over the years like Roy Lichtenstein whose blend of fine art and comic style has been inspired yet controversial to some. Another artist who has worked to unite art and the graphic novel is Italian […]