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Andy Warhol

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Obituaries

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

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Art crime

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

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Art crime

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

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Book of the month

Reviewed: Warhol, A Life as Art by Blake Gopnik

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

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Greatest myths? Did he always wear his wig? Would he be on Instagram? Biographer Blake Gopnik speaks about Andy Warhol

An Instagram Live interview with the writer of a new biography on the famous US artist

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Exhibitions

The Big Review: Andy Warhol at Tate Modern

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

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Diary

Blake Gopnik tweets 25 fascinating takeaways from his new Andy Warhol biography

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Exhibitions

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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Fraud

German socialite Angela Gulbenkian faces second criminal case over Warhol picture

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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Art market

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

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Obituaries

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”

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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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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

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Commercial galleries

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

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In the frame

Burger King wants you to ‘Eat like Andy’—but he would have preferred a Big Mac

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

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

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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

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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.

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Linda on the loose

Andy Warhol is back again and better than ever—thanks to the Whitney’s Donna De Salvo

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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.

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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

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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

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Conservation & Preservation

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

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Law

Fair use or foul? An appropriation case involving Warhol raises an artistic debate in New York court

A legal battle over the Pop artist’s portraits of Prince is heating up

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Exhibitions

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

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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"

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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

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In the frame

Hirst shark—and Venice shipwreck piece—installed in Las Vegas casino

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Closures

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

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Andy Warhol goes to church

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

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The Vatican to host major Andy Warhol exhibition

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

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Obituaries

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"

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Art market

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

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Donations

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

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Photography report 2017

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

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Politics

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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Exhibitions

What happens when artists step into buyers' shoes: New Barbican exhibition "Magnificent Obsessions" showcases curio 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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Warhol to be studied in medical school

The initiative aims to help doctors improve their observation skills

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Exhibitions

Warhol, Rockwell and Walt Disney to come together in high-profile hyphenated exhibition

The show is due to open in Pittsburgh in spring 2017 before travelling to Stockbridge

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Warhol "Marilyn" tapestry on show in Oxford for the first time since 1968

This will be the first call for a tapestry by the artist for the Andy Worhal Museum

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Art market

Auction results: Twombly triumphs as one Warhol wobbles

While Sotheby's struggled with Little Electric Chair, Christie's had no such problems

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Anger at casino Warhol sale

The works are being sold by Westdeutsche Spielbanken to raise funds for restructuring

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All of Warhol’s films and videos to be digitised

The project will make hundreds of the artists films more accessible

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Museums

Warhol museum expansion gains Lower East Side traction

The institution has formed a partnership with Delancey Street Associates

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Art market

Chinese businesswoman buys a Warhol

Zhang Lan bought Little Electric Chair for $10.5m

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Letters

Where are the 35 “fake” Warhols later reassessed as authentic?

Richard Dorment, Chief art critic at The Daily Telegraph, discusses the works

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List of discredited Warhols now available

An unpublished list provides details of the fate of 44 paintings confiscated by the Andy Warhol estate in 1991

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Lawsuit raises questions about Warhol authentication process

Foundation’s sales agent also worked for authentication board; president rejects claim decisions may have been made for financial gain

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When Warhol met William Kennedy: Warhol Museum's limited edition portraits

Kennedy captures the artist's private side

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Art market

First results for Warhol Foundation sell-off

The inaugural sale made $17m last month

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Frieze

Warhol-Basquiat goes begging at Phillips

Phillips’s chief executive says Frieze might have distracted potential buyers

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Features

Anthony Haden-Guest’s New York: Gallerist Eli Klein, Restoin Roitfeld's "Hue and Cry" at Sotheby's, Catherine Johnson's Warhol biography, and Steinway's artist-in-residence

“I think it’s interesting the way Warhol polarises people,” says Catherine Johnson. “Some people love to hate Andy”

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The world after Warhol: MoMA exhibition tracks the Pop artist's influence

They hope to back up their bold claim that Warhol "had the greatest impact of any artist in the past 50 years"

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Dulwich Picture Gallery puts Warhol in context

The decorative qualities of the pop artist put him in a tradition dating back to the 18th century

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Rauschenberg’s foundation could outspend Warhol’s

The artist’s foundation reveals its intention to become one of the largest grant-making organisations in the country

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The problem with authenticating Warhol

While some fear the negative effects of the closure of the vetting board, others say its role was not essential

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Warhol board bites the dust

Few will mourn its demise

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Review: Re-distributed films starring Armando Reverón and David Hockney and Londoners gather on Front Row to recall Andy Warhol encounters

Poignant footage of Reverón's twilight years, Hockney playing the documentarian and Jeremy Deller in conversation with Anthony d'Offay on Warhol's transformative power

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Art market

73 Warhols flood the market: A quick look at what this means for the High Priest of Pop

A broad range of works reap favourable prices

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Case against Warhol Foundation withdrawn

Joe Simon-Whelan spent three years trying to prove authenticity of a painting depicting the artist himself

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Art market

Key lots: Contemporary and post-war

Sarah Morris, Mark Bradford, and Andy Warhol are this season's London highlights

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Joe Simon-Whelan's Warhol authenticity claim over

Simon-Whelan says he lacks the financial resources to pursue his case

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Warhol Brillo boxes downgraded to “copies”

Authentication board says famous museum director “falsified” their history

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Subpoenas for Warhol Authentication Board trial

Gagosian among four called to court

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Art market

Contemporary Art auction report: Warhol’s dollar bills attract big bucks in New York sales

The market has recalibrated, but major pieces spark highly charged bidding wars

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Warhol’s famous athlete portraits stolen from collector Richard Weisman's home

A $1m reward is being offered

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New evidence uncovered in Warhol Foundation lawsuit

Collector says a signed work from the same series confirms his work is genuine

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Collector Richard Weisman calls off the hunt for stolen Warhols

Owner cancels reward for his missing set, citing problems with his insurer

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Features

Two new programmes: Warhol is remembered by his ageing stars, and original art is taught

Twenty Factory regulars look back on the creative freedom that fuelled the New York enterprise, while three art schools are brought under the microscope

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Art market

Buyer of Warhol’s Green Car Crash revealed?

The large-scale “disaster painting” is the most expensive Andy Warhol ever to sell at auction

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Warhol Foundation cast doubt on claims that artist worked with Warhol

UK auctioneer says Pietro Psaier worked in The Factory and died in the 2004 tsunami; his body has never been found

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Artist John Chamberlain can be sued over disputed Warhol, says Judge

Former Factory assistant claims he made the disputed work

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Exhibitions

Andy Warhol’s $28m “Athletes” in Chinese capital for the Games

The series will go on show at the Faurscho gallery in Beijing

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Art market

Martin Lawrence Galleries files suit to claim stolen Warhol

Jason Beltrez claims it was a flea market find while Christie's is stuck in the middle

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Warhol Foundation report looks back on 20 years of philanthropy

Shedding light on the donations, grants, and gifts given by the foundation since Warhol's death

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Warhol board faces threat of class action

Movie producer Joe Simon-Whelan sues, believing his work is genuine

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Grant for Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh to catalogue Warhol’s “Time capsules”

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has awarded the museum $600,000

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Trial Warhol prints may be authenticated in alleged policy adjustment for Authentication Board

A source close to the Andy Warhol Authentication Board hints at a change of heart

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Warhol Brillo boxes could be fake

Allegations circulate that curator Pontus Hultén created unauthorised replicas

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Art Basel

Road trip masterminded by Cedric Christie makes stop at Basel

Each of the twelve motorists have been assigned a vehicle restored by Christie, their route incorporating a series of art fairs

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Accountant alleges major fraud at art school founded by Andy Warhol

Charges focus on former executive director of the New York Academy of Art

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Art market

Mugrabi family considering Warhol deal with sheikh

The deal could be worth around $1 billion

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Christie’s Warhol could set new record in New York

The work is one of the “Death and Disaster” series which rarely come on the market

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Warhol “Athletes” commissioned for $800,000 to be sold for $28m

This is the first time a complete set of the series is on offer

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The films of Warhol’s lost lover rediscovered: A documentary on Danny Williams

Esther Robinson’s engrossing movie includes footage of several of Williams’ films

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Film-maker claims Warhol sexuality cover up

Denying the artist’s homosexuality makes his work more saleable, she says

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Art market

The Warhol effect : Moving from connoisseurship to brand recognition

How the money men have changed the market

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This year's Art Basel proves Andy Warhol has become a universal brand name

Financial buyers have had a dramatic impact on the way the art market works

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New documentary challenging the gatekeepers of Warhol’s legacy

Alan Yentob shines a revealing light on the secretive world of the Warhol Authentication Board

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Art historians appointed to the Warhol Authentication Board to help judge attributions

The Warhol Foundation adds curatorial experts to attempt to ease the controversy surrounding its authentication board

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Appeal over Peter Brant ownership of Warhol

Ms Lindholm has been attempting to regain Warhol's Red Elvis since 2000

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Court finds Peter Brant really does own Warhol’s Red Elvis

The decision ends a dispute that started in 2000

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US aluminium giant sends Warhol to Russia

The Alcoa Corporation is marking its entry into Russia by funding the tour of a Warhol Museum show

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Museums

Heinz’s $4 million gift to the Warhol Museum

The gift increases the museum’s endowment to $7.1 million

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News

Andy Warhol Authentication Board changes disclosure policy

The panel has agreed to reveal, on a case-by-case basis, why it rejects works, but the process is still far from transparent

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Corbis to represent Warhol Foundation’s digital archive

Corbis already represents the archives of Christie’s, Reuters, Condé Nast, and the Ansel Adams Trust

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Andy Warhol Authentication Board rejects claims of impropriety concerting Ekstract silk screens

The board acknowledges that the artist “employed assistants”, but says that he “carefully supervised them”