Posts tagged ‘Pop art’

July 8, 2011

Is Andy Warhol More Alive Now Dead Than When He Was Alive? Interview Mag Talks with Vito Giallo

by Accidental Bear

(via Interview)
Each new generation of New Yorkers hungers to shape the city. Andy Warhol‘s New York City: Four Walks Uptown to Downtown (The Little Bookroom) reveals how Warhol did just that; the book provides walking directions and information about some of the most important landmarks in his life. Accompanying text by Warhol expert Thomas Kiedrowski provides intimate insight into these places: from the house where he lived with his mother, to the Factory where he was shot; from Edie Sedgwick’s old building to New York staples like Bloomingdale’s and the Whitney. 

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February 19, 2011

What Would You Do with $17 million?

by Accidental Bear

What would i do with$17 million? A boob job, brazilian ass lift, nose job… wait a minute  ( car screeching to a halt) I’m not a tranny! So, I would get calf implants, life time supply of steroids, lazor hair removal and a spray on tan ….wait another minute (car screeching to a halt) I’m not a professional Bodybuilder!

Ok, honestly though. I do love to spend a pretty penny  on art work and admire and have been inspired in my life by Andy Warhol ( In early 1990s covered everything in my house with tin foil to look like the Factory. True Story). 17 million is outrageous. Think of the good you could do. But I will never have to struggle with this decision. Because I am  much closer to  $0.17, than $17 M. What a burden that would be.

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Warhol Self-Portrait Goes for $17M

By Advocate.com Editors

ANDY WARHOL SELF PORTRAIT X390

An anonymous bidder has shelled out 10.8 million pounds, or $17 million, for a 1967 self-portrait of gay pop artist Andy Warhol.

The red-and-white silk-screen ink-on-canvas shows Warhol with his hand over his mouth. The self-portrait, one of only 11, was purchased Wednesday, according to auction house Christie’s, and was previously held by a personal collector for the past 37 years.

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