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“The Patron Saint of Window Dressers”

Simon Doonan, Creative Ambassador-at-Large of Barneys New York, knows a thing or two about Andy Warhol. The self-described “writer, bon-vivant, window dresser, [and] fashion commentator” wrote the forward for Andy Warhol: Fashion, a book filled with the Pop artist’s early illustrations; Doonan was also in charge of the famous eye-catching Warhol-inspired windows at Barneys. “Andy was the […]

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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.

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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. […]

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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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Drag Performer Jackie Beat’s Wall of Warhols

Jackie Beat knows a good looking hunk of man flesh when she sees one. And as one of the world’s premiere drag artists (Roseanne Barr called her “the greatest”), she knows a thing or two about style and about pushing boundaries. Christie’s wanted her take on a collection of Warhol images being offered in an upcoming sale: […]

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11 Famous Male Nudes from Art History

From towering billboards showing David Beckham in his underwear, to that supercharged superbowl ad for Calvin Klein, pop culture seems to have remembered lately that it’s not just women’s bodies people want to see. But artists have always known this, and have celebrated the male nude since antiquity in ways both reverential and erotic, from Greek sculpture to contemporary photography. Art history has, of course, provided no shortage of female […]

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Portrait of an Artist:
Tour Jennifer Rubell’s Studio and See Her Revealing New Work

Jennifer Rubell’s studio sits on a quiet corner where Brooklyn neighborhoods Greenpoint and Williamsburg meet. Its industrial grates and white metal siding appear no different than the commercial warehouse exteriors. Inside, though, is an unexpected house of wares—even by Brooklyn standards. Rubell, who in 2010 created “The Icons,” a twenty-foot-tall piñata in the shape of […]

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Show Us Your Studio

Some say Warhol invented celebrity. The indisputable truth: Andy’s star-studded shots of hot nights at Steve Rubell and Ian Schraeger’s cool West Side hang Studio 54 make it feel like the party’s still going. In its heyday, when topless bartenders, disco, and not a little illicit accelerant pushed the party to an alpine high, Calvin […]

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STUDIO 54 Sale Highlights

From APRIL 26 – MAY 3, 2013 Christie’s will feature a glittering selection of Studio 54-themed photographs, drawings and prints. The next online auction will coincide with the 36th anniversary of the infamous New York hot spot that opened April 26, 1977.

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