19 March 2014


Andy Warhol Portraits Of Jackie Kennedy Highlighted In New Exhibition

An exhibition of portraits by Andy Warhol of the late First Lady, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, will be on view at Blain Di Donna in New York from April 10 – May 17, 2014. Bringing together over fifty paintings grouped in approximately twenty individual works, this exhibition will be the first to focus exclusively on this […]

13 March 2014


Andy Warhol Foundation Online Auction To Benefit Grant Making Programs

Christie’s has just announced another auction of  Andy Warhol titled, ‘Andy’s World’, which features more of the artist’s work and personal belongings form the Warhol foundation.  This online-only sale gives collectors a glimpse into “A Day in the Life” of one of the most important artists of the 20th century. There are over 150 lots […]

13 February 2014


Sotheby’s Winter Contemporary Art Sale In London Generates Exceptional Results

Sotheby’s major sale of Contemporary art in London this evening opened with frenzied bidding when as many as eight participants competed for the first lot in the sale. Most of the works offered tonight – two thirds in total – have never been seen at auction before and have attracted more participants than ever before […]

6 February 2014


Andy Warhol’s Elder Brother Known For His Chicken Feet Paintings Dies

Paul Warhola, the elder brother of the Pop artist Andy Warhol died last week in Aspinwall, a small town outside of Pittsburgh Pa, age 91. A World War II Navy Veteran Warhola was the son of Carpatho-Rusyn born immigrants. He owned a successful scrap metal businesses but later in life was noted for his abstract […]

27 December 2013


Ryan O’Neal Wins Dispute Over Andy Warhol Farrah Painting Worth £5m

The Hollywood actor Ryan O’Neal has won a dispute over an Andy Warhol painting of his ex-partner Farrah Fawcett. The six-man, six-woman jury rejected the claim by the University of Texas, that the painting was part of a bequeath of her personal art collection. The 1970s icon left a similar portrait to her alma mater […]

25 December 2013


Warhol, Burroughs and Lynch Photographers Gallery Announce Exhibitions For New Year

Three exhibitions highlighting the lesser known work of three important American artists is opening at London’s Photographers Gallery in January. Beat writer William S. Burroughs, Pop art’s best known figure, Andy Warhol and the filmmaker David Lynch all important photographers in their own right.  The Photographer’s Gallery, London, has compiled archive material for the exhibitions […]

22 December 2013


Andy Warhol Exhibition Pops Up At Mulberry In San Francisco

Christie’s Private Sales along with British luxury leather goods brand Mulberry in San Francisco have hosted a pop-up Exhibition of Andy Warhol’s work. Christie’s which recently signed a multi-year, multi-platform partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts planned the week-long private sales exhibition in the third-floor gallery space of the Mulberry store […]

6 October 2013


Andy Warhol Power And Politics Exhibition Unveiled At Holyrood

A major Andy Warhol exhibition has opened at Holyrood, home to the Scottish Parliament. This is a first for any Parliament, merging art and politics as a theme. More than forty  Warhol works of art exploring power and politics are on view . The exhibition is a result of a collaboration between the Scottish Parliament, […]

4 October 2013


Andy Warhol’s Silver Car Crash Goes Under The Hammer At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s is auctioning the seminal Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) by Andy Warhol as the outstanding highlight of their New York contemporary auction season. At over 8 ft. by 13 ft., the monumental painting is one of only four Car Crash works of this scale in the pivotal Death and Disaster series and the only […]

22 September 2013


Andy Warhol Time Capsule Opened Via Live ICA Web Link

The ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) London linked up with The Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh on Saturday (21 September) to present a live stream of the opening of Andy Warhol’s time capsule, a project started by the ‘Pop’ artist in 1962.  Warhol completed 612 of them spanning a twenty five year period, until the time […]

30 July 2013


Andy Warhol Foundation Sell Off Continues At Christie’s Pop Up

The Private sales devision of Christie’s Auctioneers has announced a pop-up exhibition/sale in Aspen, Colorado, as part of ‘Andy Warhol at Christie’s’, a multi-year, multi-platform partnership with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. This seems to be a trend as the foundation de-accesses surplus stock of the controversial Warhol estate. The selling event […]

28 June 2013


Andy Warhol And The Litigious Culture Of A Top Foundation

On 26 June 2013 the Andy Warhol Foundation issued a press release stating that it had ‘concluded a settlement with its insurer, Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company’. Since this time Artlyst has had responses from a number of industry insiders who argue that this case is anything but fully resolved.  (Read Warhol Foundation press release here)  […]

8 June 2013


Viral: Andy Warhol And The Image Before The Internet Age

Christie’s auctioneers has announced a pop-up exhibition in the Silicon Valley as part of Andy Warhol at Christie’s, a partnership with the Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Titled Viral: Andy Warhol and the Image before the Internet Age, it is a collaboration with Wells Fargo Private Bank. The exhibition will be held at the […]

3 June 2013


The Art of Andy Warhol To Feature On Limited Edition Perrier Bottles

Andy Warhol is no stranger to branding and to celebrate Perrier’s history with the pop art icon the company is offering a chance to take home an original Warhol work of art. This summer, Perrier Sparkling Mineral Water pays tribute to Andy Warhol with a series of limited edition bottles inspired by the legendary pop […]

13 May 2013


Andy Warhol’s Polaroid SX-70 Land camera To Be Auctioned

Andy Warhol’s infamous Polaroid SX-70 Land camera and flash goes under the hammer at Julien’s Auctions Hard Rock Cafe Times Square NY, on 18th May. The camera was owned by Warhol and last used at the Limelight nightclub in Manhattan in 1986 shortly before the artist’s untimely death after complications during a routine operation. Warhol […]

12 May 2013


Warhol Superstar Taylor Mead: A Drifter In The Arts Dies

Taylor Mead the actor. poet and artist best known for such Warhol classic films as “Lonesome Cowboys.””Couch” and “The Nude Restaurant” has died in Denver, age 88. Mead turned his back on a world of privilege, after abandoning his job in a New York brokerage house to become a bohemian and familiar fixture on New […]

29 April 2013


Warhol Exhibition Opens In Shanghai Minus Mao Tse-Tung Portraits

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s death an exhibition titled, ‘Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal’ brings the largest ever collection of Andy Warhol’s work to Asia. The exhibition which opened on Sunday at Shanghai’s contemporary art museum features over 300 paintings, photographs, screen prints, drawings, 3-D installations and sculptures including iconic works such […]

7 April 2013


Andy Warhol Politics And Power Exhibition For Scotland’s Holyrood

Fancy a cultural visit to Holyrood? This autumn, forty of Andy Warhol’s paintings and prints will be exhibited at Holyrood, Scotland’s centre of Government. The iconic works of art, will be included as part of a free exhibition starting 4 October and running until 3 November. This is the first time many of the works […]

11 February 2013


Cindy Sherman and Taryn Simon Donate Work For Asperger’s Auction

The Frostig Collection has announced a fundraising exhibition and auction of photographs by some of the leading photographers of our time, who generously donated limited edition prints to a most worthy cause. All proceeds of the auction sale will benefit the social skills program at the renowned Frostig Center, a school for children with learning […]

29 January 2013


Warhol California Surf Film Released After 45 Years In The Vault

San Diego Surf, the last remaining unreleased Warhol movie which was filmed in La Jolla Calf, in May 1968 has resurfaced. It was shot in color on 16mm with two cameras, manned by Andy Warhol and the director Paul Morrissey. The film features superstars Viva, Taylor Mead, Louis Waldon, Joe Dallesandro, Tom Hompertz, Ingrid Superstar, […]

8 January 2013


Tate Modern Record 5.3 Million Attendance Figure for 2012

Tate Modern one of London’s most popular cultural attractions has seen a record 5.3 million visitors in 2012. This is the highest ever recorded figure for a calendar year in its history. The figure was up 9.5% on the previous year. Tate Britain has also had a good year with 1.53 million visitors coming through […]

30 December 2012


Warhol Exhibition Explores Sixty Artists Influenced By Andy

Andy Warhol has exerted an enormous impact on contemporary art. For decades, critics have observed this phenomenon but no exhibition has yet explored the full nature or extent of that influence. Through approximately forty-five works by Warhol alongside one hundred works by some sixty other artists, Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years juxtaposes prime examples […]

30 November 2012


Warhol Exhibition Featured At Overture Art Fair During Art Basel Miami

Arts for a Better World (AFABW), which promotes the arts as a change agent for social responsibility, will return for its third edition during Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 with Overture, its newly designed and enhanced international platform for contemporary art. In addition to a dynamic group of international galleries, the central exhibit to be […]

22 November 2012


Rocking the Art World Like A Rolling Stone New Exhibition

Rocking the Art World: Celebrates 50 years of the Rolling Stones with a new and iconic exhibition at the Symbolic London pop-up showroom. This large show features the most comprehensive collection of Rolling Stones artwork in the world, spanning their entire career, as seen through the eyes of leading artists including rare pieces from Andy […]

7 November 2012


Andy Warhol The Flower Paintings New Exhibition

A New York Gallery is to  present a comprehensive survey of Andy Warhol’s Flowers paintings from 1964 and 1965. The exhibition will feature around 50 works, as gallery Director Kristy Bryce explains, “This show will bring together prime examples of Warhol’s Flowers in a variety of media to explore the series in a depth not […]

16 October 2012


PAD London Reports Strong Sales For 2012 Fair – Review

PAD London has reported a resounding success for its 6th edition. The fair has been highly regarded as ‘The Best’ by collectors and the public alike. This marks a fair fully deserving of its reputation for presenting the very finest in art and design. Since opening to the public on Wednesday 10 October, PAD London […]

8 October 2012


Saatchi New Sensations Artists To Design Absolut Bottle Art

The Saatchi Gallery and ABSOLUT have announced a new initiative as part of this year’s New Sensations Prize. ABSOLUT has had a long association with artists, including Andy Warhol and Louise Bourgeois to Keith Haring and Damien Hirst, who have created works in response to the distinctive shape of the ABSOLUT bottle. ABSOLUT Blank is […]

24 September 2012


Andy Warhol Joins The Queen’s Collection To Mark Jubilee

Four portraits of The Queen by the iconic American Pop artist Andy Warhol, have been purchased for the Royal Collection Trust, to mark Her Majesty’s Jubilee.  The silkscreen prints  will be displayed for the first time in the exhibition The Queen: Portraits of a Monarch at Windsor Castle (23 November 2012 – 9 June 2013). […]

23 September 2012


Velvet Underground Lose Banana Copyright Case To Warhol Foundation

1960’s ‘Rock Band’ The Velvet Underground have lost their legal battle against the Andy Warhol Foundation over the use of their instantly recognisable Banana  album cover design. A judge dismissed part of the lawsuit by the band, over the rights to the design that featured on their debut album. The remaining members of the band […]

19 September 2012


Fraudulent Contemporary Art Finds A Buoyant Marketplace On Ebay

If the latest Andy Warhol that you’ve spotted on eBay looks too good to be true, it probably is. ‘There’s a sucker born every minute’ — P T Barnum Since the advent of the internet, art sales have been moving beyond the hallowed halls of auction houses such as Christie’s and Sotheby’s, and into the […]

2 September 2012


Andy Warhol Pop Goes The Campbell’s Soup Can

What goes around comes around!!! Campbell’s have issued (Today, 2 September) a limited edition of repackaged condensed Tomato soup cans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s iconic paintings of the product. In 1962, 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans were turned into canvases which are today valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. The limited-edition […]

26 August 2012


Andy Warhol Beneath The Surface Of Repetition – Review

The conversation in which the late great Robert Hughes refers to Andy Warhol as “one of the stupidest people I have ever met in my life” takes place in the extreme comfort of an American private collector’s apartment, and also provides us with Hughes’ justification: “he had nothing to say.” The collector responds: “well he […]