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Singer Debbie Harry is 75 next year, and with the launch of her autobiography Face It comes a chance to assess the artistic iconography of the ultimate ‘80s rock chick From Andy Warhol to H.R. Giger, singer Debbie Harry’s punky look has been co-opted by the art world as iconic of the glossy, perhaps superficial 1980s. Now nearing 75 years of age and still working as a singer and actress, Harry has produced her first...

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A two-year copyright battle between photographer Lynn Goldsmith and the estate of Andy Warhol has concluded with a New York judge ruling in favour of the pop artist’s foundation. Celebrity photographer Lynn Goldsmith brought the case against the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in 2017, claiming that Warhol had violated the copyright of her photographs of pop star Prince, taken in 1981, when they were used to make the artist’s screenprints. Goldsmith granted...

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The Tate Modern has announced a major Andy Warhol exhibition as part of its 2020 programme across its four UK galleries. The gallery said there would be Warhol works many people were familiar with, including his pop images of the soup cans and Marilyn Monroe, as well as more rarely seen work from the 1970s that, curators argue, show his skills as a painter. Also announced are shows featuring the scandalous drawings of Aubrey Beardsley...

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One of the most recognisable, successful and intriguing figures in the modern art world, Andy Warhol came from very humble beginnings.  Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1928 as Andrew Warhola. Emerging from family poverty, Warhol became the most successful commercial illustrator in New York and a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop art. His work explores popular culture, celebrities, comics, mundane items and advertising, reducing the boundary between...

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Andy Warhol’s Self Portrait will display at auction for the first time at Sotheby’s London on 28 June. The Self Portrait, which is predicted to make £7 million at auction, is part of the auction house’s Contemporary Art Evening in the U.K’s capital. Self Portrait, created in 1963-4, is a piece from his very first series of self-portraits where he began his interest in blending ideas of art and celebrity. The piece was assembled using...

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New York-based Aby Rosen, collector of art pieces by Warhol and Hirst and more, talks about the ebb and flow of his outstanding collection of famous contemporary art, the trends and what inspires him to buy and sell in particular Warhol and Hirst.  In real estate, they say that three things matter: location, location and location. Aby Rosen’s best-known buildings stand across from each other on Manhattan’s Park Avenue—the 1959 Seagram’s Building by Ludwig Mies van...

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