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Warhol's World

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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 […]

Warholian Questionnaire

Justin Vivian Bond

As a self-described “trans-fabulous performance-activist,” Justin Vivian Bond has been on the front line of gender and sexuality debates for decades, paving the way for LGBT visibility worldwide. Beyond being a fixture at Joe’s Pub in New York City, Mx. Bond was one half of the Tony-nominated cabaret duo, Kiki & Herb (with Kenny Mellman), […]


The Warholian Questionnaire:
Deborah Davis

In advance of our latest Warhol sale, Andy’s World, Deborah Davis reveals the similarities between Warhol and the portrait painter John Singer Sargent, as well as the athlete Warhol would most likely immortalize now, and the power of Andy’s fright wig. Davis is the author of Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X, which The Philadelphia Inquirer called,  “A […]


A Slideshow Tour of Andy’s World

“I don’t really feel all these people with me every day at The Factory are just hanging around me, I’m more hanging around them,” Andy Warhol said in a 1967 interview with Gretchen Berg in Cahiers du Cinema. In Andy’s World, our online-only sale which runs from March 13-25, we get an inside look at the […]


Andy Warhol’s Photographs Land at RISD

Warhol's World

RIP, René Ricard

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.” […]

Warholian Questionnaire

Warhol Questionnaire: Billy Hough

This month, Billy Hough will don a Warhol-appropriate fright wig and perform “Scream Along with Billy”, his self-described “punk cabaret act” with Susan Goldberg, at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Hilton Als writes in The New Yorker, “Hough’s rough, melancholy voice is a big instrument that belies his diminutive size.” In a new twist, Hough and Goldberg will […]

Current Sale

A Holiday with… Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate has been a Hollywood favorite since she first starred on Fox’s Married…with Children as a teenager. Since then, the actress made audiences laugh in movies like Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead and, more recently, Anchorman 2, the follow-up to her role in 2004’s hilarious newsroom comedy. Off-screen, things haven’t always been easy. […]

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