Happy 80th Andy
PITTSBURGH -- The Andy Warhol Museum has launched a live video feed from the pop artist's gravesite to honor his 85th birthday.
The project, a partnership with the EarthCam webcam network, went live Monday at midnight.
Museum director Eric Shiner said the project is titled "Figment" because of a Warhol quote in which the artist said: "I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say, 'Figment.'"
Buy the Signed Postcard ( if you don't have $38.2 million)
Warhol maintains his prime position as the dominant artist in the market today.
I Wish I Had Said That
On a recent taping for Channel Four with Tamara Beckwith, I had the unfortunate experience of having to debate the worth of Andy Warhol as an artist with another ' dealer '.
The 80's: Does Anyone Working at Christie's Remember the 80's?
I suppose researcher's for the upcoming Warhol at Christie's sale of photographs were clearly players during the 80's scene as they can NOT identify anyone in this photo except ....
Will Warhol at Christie's be a wash-out ?
In art and politics, we have entered uncharted waters.
bookmaking on The Scream
Anyone who previewed The Scream from tonight's auction, went through more security then Heathrow. The ritual of going through a metal detector airport-style and the use of plastic bags to house one's mobile phone only added to the sense that one was headed to the stratosphere . Sotheby's underlining message that the work will " take-off" was difficult to miss.