Andy Warhol

Warhol's Blue Marilyn sells for record-smashing $195m at Christie's auction of Swiss dealers' collection

The collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann brought in $317.8m with fees, making it one of Christie's biggest single-owner sales ever

Art lawcomment

The stakes of a copyright case being heard by the US Supreme Court go way beyond Andy Warhol

A forthcoming Supreme Court hearing in a case relating to a Warhol work that used a photographer’s portrait has potentially huge implications for copyright claims

AI uncovers Warhol’s true voice in Netflix documentary

The Andy Warhol Diaries foregrounds the Pop artist’s personal relationships and struggles—with an artificial intelligence Warhol as narrator

Shotgun the Warhol: Christie's to sell Shot Sage Blue Marilyn for $200m

The painting, being sold by the Thomas and Doris Ammann Foundation, could become the most expensive 20th century work of art ever sold at auction when it is offered in New York in May

Warhol and Basquiat on the stage in London and Faith Ringgold's retrospective at New York's New Museum

Plus, Betye Saar remakes a mural in Los Angeles

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Theatreinterview

When Warhol met Basquiat

The acclaimed writer of biopics about Stephen Hawking, Winston Churchill, and Freddie Mercury has now turned his attention to the two great artists in a new play

Andy Warhol Foundation petitions US Supreme Court to review ruling over Prince portrait

A lawyer for the foundation says a review by the Supreme Court of a lower court’s decision would “reaffirm the importance of free artistic expression”

Art marketanalysis

The end of 'isms': is the art market the most powerful movement of the 21st century?

The inexorable rise of the art market this century has put paid to art movements

Fraud: the case of Inigo Philbrick

Plus, Warhol’s Catholicism and Moscow’s new museums

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Hundreds of Andy Warhol fakes, and one original drawing worth $20k, sold for $250 each

The art collective MSCHF has shuffled an original Warhol with 1,000 identical works, with any record of the original piece destroyed

The Whitney gives vast Andy Warhol research archive to MoMA

The museum also announced the publication of the second volume of Warhol's catalogue raisonné focused on films made between 1963 and 1965

Rock Legend Alice Cooper is selling the Warhol he forgot he owned—then found in his garage

The 1964 Little Electric Chair silkscreen will be auctioned in Arizona and is expected to make up to $4.5m.

Pissing on Basquiat: Christie's to sell Warhol's oxidation portrait for first time

The 1982 portrait, made using Warhol's own urine, will be offered in New York in November, with an estimate in excess of $20m

Art marketcomment

The tension between copyright law and Appropriation art: where is the line between artistic innovation and stealing?

As a US court issues a decision on the dispute between the Andy Warhol Foundation and photographer Lynn Goldsmith, two lawyers explore past case studies in this legally controversial area

What counts as ‘fair use’? Debate over Warhol's appropriation of Prince photograph rumbles on

Photographer Lynn Goldsmith says recent Supreme Court ruling on Google supports previous decision that went against the Pop artist's foundation

German socialite Angela Gulbenkian pleads guilty to theft in London court

The charges against her stemmed from the fraudulent sale of a £1.1m Yayoi Kusama pumpkin sculpture to a Hong Kong collector, while a similar claim against her over a Warhol portrait remains in German court

Andy Warhol Foundation fights back in fair use case

Lawyers for the foundation claim a US Court of Appeals decision conflicts with precedent and threatens historically significant contemporary art work

US appeals court rules that Warhol’s reliance on a photographer’s portrait image did not constitute ‘fair use’

Decision appears to signal that appropriation artists may have to proceed more cautiously

Local man charged in attempted robbery from Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery

George Haag, who has pleaded not guilty, says he thought the portrait of Andy Warhol “would look better somewhere else” and “just wanted to make people laugh”

UK 'tourist tax' will hit dealers of jewellery, silver and small pictures hard, trade body says

Lobby groups fear abolishing tax-free shopping will deter buyers from China, the Middle East and Russia at a cost of £6bn

Obituariesfeature

Remembering Brigid Berlin: Mainstay of Andy Warhol's Factory who pioneered art of self-representation using Polaroids and cassettes

An upper-class rebel who became Warhol's best friend and "the only person who could yell at him"

Book Clubfeature

In Pictures | Andy Warhol's explicit drawings from the 1950s that he never got to publish

New book brings together hundreds of images of nude young men, which “are imbued with an emotional vulnerability that few of his later works exhibit”

Baltimore Museum of Art calls off sale of Warhol, Still and Marden after outcry

Last-gasp decision after talks with the US museum directors association comes just before a Sotheby’s auction

Assailing leadership, two former board chairmen say they are rescinding $50m in planned gifts to Baltimore Museum of Art

Two artists also step down as board trustees amid turmoil over plans to deaccession three paintings

Responding to outcry, Baltimore Museum of Art board chair defends deaccessioning decision

“The greatness of the BMA’s collection does not live within three individual paintings,” she says as the sale of a Warhol, Still and Marden approaches

Former trustees and donors ask state to block sale of three important works by the Baltimore Museum of Art

Letter asks Maryland attorney general and secretary of state to investigate planned deaccessioning of a Warhol, Still and Marden

‘Uniquely egregious’: The disturbing precedent of the Baltimore Museum of Art’s deaccessioning plan

Sale of three valuable paintings by Warhol, Still and Marden points to a thirst for a $65m windfall, with no curatorial rationale