Andy Warhol

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

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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

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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"

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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

Baltimore Museum of Art will sell important paintings by Warhol, Still and Marden

Acting on relaxed rules, it will use the funds for collection care and salary increases as well as diverse acquisitions

Erich Marx, Berlin collector and patron, dies age 99

His collection of works by Warhol, Twombly, Beuys and Kiefer is on long-term loan to the Berlin museums

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Art, enlightenment and plenty of sex: life according to John Giorno

Some takeaways from the late US artist and poet’s new memoir Great Demon Kings

California man sentenced to five years in prison for $6m international art fraud scheme

Philip Righter pleaded guilty to selling works fraudulently attributed to Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, among others

German art dealer and socialite Angela Gulbenkian arrested in Lisbon

Accused of fraudulent sales of a Kusama pumpkin sculpture and a Warhol print, the dealer and collector awaits extradition to the UK after missing court hearing

Reviewed: Warhol, A Life as Art by Blake Gopnik

Three Andy Warhol devotees give their take on the near-1000 page biography

The Big Review: Andy Warhol at Tate Modern

Can yet another Warhol retrospective tell us anything new about the Pop Art icon?

Rare Andy Warhol drag queen portraits go on show in Tate Modern exhibition

Near-forgotten series of striking portraits are part of a 100-strong show of works opening at the London museum this week

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German socialite Angela Gulbenkian faces second criminal case over Warhol print

The Munich-based dealer and collector is also due to stand trial in London for allegedly stealing £1.1m in Kusama pumpkin sale

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The top ten auction results of 2019—and the art market trends they reveal

We look back at the biggest art sales of the year, which reveal a concentration on New York over London and a continued dominance of 20th century male artists

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Piece by piece: the issues with fractional ownership of art

Billed as the next big thing, schemes to sell shares in works of art have yet to excite the market

Artist, activist and Andy Warhol muse John Giorno has died, aged 82

Tributes paid to key figure of US counterculture whose work was “groundbreaking for its time”

Top of the Pods: the world of Warhol, as told by Jeremy Deller and Donna De Salvo

With the Pop artist's blockbuster retrospective currently on show at SFMoMA, we delve into the life and legacy of the ever-popular painter with artist Jeremy Deller and curator Donna De Salvo. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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See the unguarded side of New York's Modern art legends

Ugo Mulas photographed the 1960s New York art scene and his pictures are now on show at Matthew Marks

Warhol's Prince series ruled fair use by a New York judge in contested copyright case

The ruling settles a heated two-year legal battle between the artist's foundation and photographer Lynn Goldsmith, who shot the original image in 1981

Warhol and Basquiat's fruitful friendship goes on show at Jack Shainman gallery

Exhibition in upstate New York includes over 100 works, from polaroids to film, some of which are for sale

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Two venues of Andy Warhol, and young painter Theodora Allen's ancient symbolism

Essential viewing: Warhol from A to B and Back Again at New York’s Whitney Museum

The sprawling show is a needed revisit for those who remember Warhol as a living, brilliant savant, taste-maker and oddball

Andy Warhol (part two): Jeremy Deller, Shadows

The British artist tells us about hanging out in the Factory and we get the story behind the Shadow paintings on show in New York . Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Andy Warhol (part one): Whitney curator Donna De Salvo on the key moments of the king of Pop art's career

From his early life as a commercial artist to his celebrity portraits, as well as his relationship with a certain Donald Trump. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Andy Warhol for the Instagram age: huge retrospective opens at the Whitney in New York

Exhibition spanning four decades looks to introduce the king of Pop art to the social media generation

Is Warhol to blame for Trump? Pop pioneer's work touches on many issues facing America today

“It’s a very potent time to raise many of these issues,” says curator of the Warhol survey opening at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Warhol's newly restored 102-canvas work Shadows goes on show in New York

Dia's presentation coincides with the Whitney Museum of American Art’s retrospective on the artist

Brillo Boxes ‘faked’ by museum director included in new Andy Warhol show

Pop artist's fist institutional exhibition revisited 50 years on at Stockholm’s Moderna Museet

Whitney’s Warhol: new blockbuster show to reinvent artist for the Instagram age

Museum’s director Adam Weinberg explains why exhibition took eight years to realise and why it will be "selfie-central"

Baltimore museum sells blue-chip art to buy works by minority artists

Five works made around $18m (with fees) at auctions at Sotheby’s New York on 19 May, and two were bought for undisclosed sums in private sales

Interview Magazine, founded by Andy Warhol, folds after nearly 50 years

The publication has recently been involved in a rent dispute, departure of upper-level staff and lawsuits from former employees

Andy Warhol goes to church

Why the pop artist—a lifelong, closeted Catholic—deserves to be shown at The Vatican

The Vatican to host major Andy Warhol exhibition

Show will 'explore the artist's spiritual side' with Last Supper series and skull silkscreens

Tim Hunt—flâneur and the curator of the Andy Warhol Foundation—has died, aged 60

"He was the most charming, kind and witty individual imaginable, for whom nobody had a bad word, which is rare in the art world"

Analysis: Christie's postwar and contemporary auction nets $785.9m, with a big assist from an Old Master

Despite buy-ins, the sale saw several strong prices and records below the dizzy height of $450.3m for Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi

Berlin art dealer and family donate art by Picasso, Warhol and Richter to city of Chemnitz

Bastian family have collaborated with the German city’s art collection since 2002

High-profile new lawsuits test the limits of fair use

Pending lawsuits surrounding Andy Warhol and Richard Prince could bring clarity to cases involving appropriation

Serbian political party slams decision to build Andy Warhol monument in Belgrade

Vice president of the Democratic Party of Serbia describes Pop art as a ‘fad’

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Warhol to be studied in medical school

The initiative aims to help doctors improve their observation skills

What happens when artists step into buyers' shoes: New Barbican exhibition "Magnificent Obsessions" showcases curios owned by the likes of Warhol and Hirst

Cookie jars and seven-legged lambs invite us to consider how distinctive styles emerged from the building blocks of various visual languages

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