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Andy Warhol x Converse

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Past Sale

Andy Warhol:
The Complete Athletes Series

The collector Richard Weisman knew Andy Warhol well when he approached him to produce a series of paintings featuring contemporary sports stars in 1977. For Weisman, the connection between art and sport was obvious: “I felt putting the series together was natural, in that two of the most popular leisure activities at the time were […]

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Warhol's World

RIP, René Ricard

ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987)
Flowers
silkscreen inks on colored paper collage
26 ¼ x 24 ½ in. (66.7 x 62.2 cm.)
Executed circa 1979.

Warhol's World

When Andy Met Marisol

Who could match Andy Warhol’s enigmatic appeal as the arbiter of downtown cool? According to David Colman of the New York Times, “If ever there was anyone who could out Warhol- Andy Warhol, it [was] Marisol Escobar.” Escobar appeared in two of Warhol’s earliest films: The 13 Most Beautiful Girls and The Kiss.  Like Andy’s other singly-named muses –Jackie, Liz, […]

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Sketchy: Tabitha Simmons’ Exclusive Shoe Designs

A prominent feature in Tabitha Simmons and Craig McDean’s Manhattan town house is a shoe sketch by Andy Warhol. Simmons, the cult shoe designer and avid collector of daring heels, is obviously a fan of Warhol’s early fashion illustrations, many of which can be seen in our latest online-only sale here.   In honor of […]

Steven Pan - Tabitha Simmons

Current Sale

Tabitha Simmons Picks Her Favorites From Our Warhol Fashion Sale

Tabitha Simmons, the cult shoe designer and Warhol fan, recently gave us her favorite items from our September sale, ‘Andy Warhol @ Christies: Fashion’. See the results in our slideshow below, and see more from the sale, which runs from September 11-24, 2013, here.

ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987) 
Shoes 
two unique polaroid prints 
each: 4¼ x 3 3/8 in. (10.8 x 8.6 cm.) 
Executed in 1977.

Past Sale

GUESS WHO? An All-Star Roundup of Warhol’s Fashion Icons

Andy Warhol was known for being a man about town, and the following photos prove it. In the early 1980s, the King of Pop Art snapped Polaroids of top fashion icons, from former Interview intern André Leon Talley to the dashing éminence grise, Giorgio Armani, along with the captivating shot of Caroline, Princess of Monaco below, […]

Giorgio Armani (1981) Polacolor 
Est. $8,000 - $12,000

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Diana Vreeland Shows Her Napoleonic Side In Vintage Vogue

Image: © 2013 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York   Andy turns Jacques-Louis David’s iconic 1803 painting of Napoleon Bonaparte crossing the Alps on its head with Diana Vreeland as the French military leader in Diana Vreeland Rampart (After Jacques Louis David, Napoleon at St. […]

Diana Vreeland Rampart (After Jacques Louis David, Napoleon at St. Bernard) (1984)	 
31 1/8 x 23 1/8 inches
Est. $25,000 - $35,000

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POP-UP FASHION: Warhol’s Illustrations and Portraits At The Tribeca Grand

Christie’s is presenting an innovative pop-up exhibit of Warhol’s photographs and illustrations just in time for #NYFW. From September 4-22, patrons at the Tribeca Grand can use tricked out tablets in the lobby to see Andy’s intimate portraits of Gianni Versace, André Leon Talley, Giorgio Armani, Princess Caroline of Monaco, and more.  Meet the fashion icons on the available […]

Donna Jordan

Est. $4,000-$6,000

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Andy Warhol and the Business of Art

Andy Warhol understood that artistic success in the modern world requires not just talent and hard work, it requires business savvy. As he once said, “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.” Preparation for that professional art world — the one Warhol understood so well — is exactly what Christie’s Education courses […]

ANDY WARHOL, Self-Portrait (1966), offset lithograph on silver-coated paper, 578 x 578 mm.

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