Andy Warhol

Football legend Pelé, a muse for Warhol and street art icon, has died aged 82

Martin Parr and Juergen Teller are among the artists who captured the Brazilian star's gift for friendship and personal diplomacy

Andy Warhol exhibition to be staged in the Saudi Arabian desert

The show—described as an "introduction" for many in the region to the late gay artist—is being organised by the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh

Queen Elizabeth II portrait makes $853,000 in Toronto—a record for a Warhol print at auction

Healthy bidding at Canadian auction house Heffel also achieved strong results for painter Lawren Harris

Records for rising stars and women artists power an otherwise subdued Sotheby’s New York contemporary art evening sale

The firm’s contemporary and “The Now” evening auctions totalled a combined $314.9m and notched new best prices for Barbara Kruger, Betye Saar and Elizabeth Peyton

How does the market judge 'juvenile' work by name-brand blue-chip artists? Two early Warhol paintings are about to find out

Offered next week at Phillip's New York, the works were made during Warhol's student days and bear no resemblance to his signature styles

Trove of archival Warhol documents and catalogue raisonné donated to artist’s foundation

As the art world—and culture in general—delves deeper into Warhol’s life and work, this donation from the Thomas and Doris Ammann Foundation will guide scholars, researchers and fans through the artist’s oeuvre

Andy Warhol’s $80m suburban car crash painting could become one of his most expensive works sold at auction

White Disaster (White Car Crash 19 Times) (1963) will be offered at Sotheby's in New York next month

US Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Andy Warhol copyright infringement case

In oral arguments, lawyers for the foundation and photographer Lynn Goldsmith debated the boundaries of licensing, fair use and reinterpretation in Warhol’s prints of musician Prince

'It's about setting the record straight': A Warhol of disputed authenticity and chequered association heads to auction

Offered next month for $500,000 to $700,000, the silkscreen canvas work is from the same series as another that was at the centre of $20m lawsuit against the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Play that brought Warhol and Basquiat to the stage in London to be adapted for the silver screen

Paul Bettany and Jeremy Pope will once again play Warhol and Basquiat in the $20m feature, which will be directed by the Young Vic’s Kwame Kwei-Armah

Copyrightcomment

Copying is a creative act established across centuries—despite what the US's 'fair use' ruling might suggest

The decision made in the case of Andy Warhol's usage of Lynn Goldsmith's Prince image threatens a long tradition of appropriation and quotation

Art marketanalysis

Auction houses say the art market is booming. But what lurks beneath these shiny numbers?

Despite what hyperbolic marketing might suggest, sales of 20th-century titans are failing to reach expected price points

Documenta 15: why is the show so scandalous?

Plus, the Warhol-Prince copyright dispute, and Juan Muñoz at Spain’s Centro Botin

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Kabir Jhala and Jane Morris. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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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