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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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Andy Warhol Quotes

Warhol on Love: 12 Quotes From The King of Pop Art

In celebration of our online-only Warhol @ Christie’s: Love sale, which runs from 23 January through 4 February, 2014, we’ve found twelve quotes from The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again)) to set your heart aflutter. According to Andy: 1. “People should fall in love with their eyes closed. Just close your eyes. Don’t look.” […]

ANDY WARHOL (1928-1987), HEART

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Our Favorite Warhol Quotes

Over the past few years, we’ve been putting together Warholian Questionnaires with some of our favorite Warhol worshippers. Aside from Andy’s screenprints, photographs, movies, and music, we also appreciate the artist’s attention-grabbing quips. We’ve asked a few of our favorites cultural figures what quote from Andy they value most.   Here’s some of our favorites: Tabitha Simmons: “People […]

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

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THE WARHOL QUESTIONNAIRE: Tabitha Simmons

“If I’m not going to wear it then why would anyone else?” Tabitha Simmons muses in an interview last year with Elle. The English shoe designer and contributing editor at Vogue has been busy these past few months, even finding time to collaborate with Toms to create a signature design for the popular shoe-tailer . This […]

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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 […]

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Est. $4,000-$6,000

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Five Ways To Celebrate Warhol on His 85th Birthday

We’re obviously big fans of Andy Warhol here at Christie’s, and we wanted to share some things you can do to celebrate the Pop King’s 85th birthday this August 6th. Here’s five ways to spend the day in style. 1. SEE ANDY’S RESTING PLACE IN REAL TIME: “I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. […]

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