Andy Warhol

Pop Art Gets International Perspective at Philadelphia Museum of Art (photos)

Pop art has long been thought a uniquely American movement led by artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. But Pop flourished around the globe, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art has assembled an exhibit reflecting the bold, thought-provoking imagery of the period. The exhibition, tilted “International Pop,” chronicles Pop’s emergence as an worldwide movement during an era of social and political upheaval....

Andy Warhol Waterfront Estate on the Market for Whopping $85M (pics)

Andy Warhol’s sprawling Hamptons estate has hit the market at a price that rivals some of his most famous pop art. Current owner Mickey Drexler, chief executive of J. Crew clothing brand, is asking $85 million. On any given weekend, Jerry Hall, Cheryl Tiegs, Liza Minnelli, Liz Taylor, John Lennon, John Phillips, Mick Jagger, Jackie Kennedy and her sister Lee Radziwill could be found idling on the beach....

Andy Warhol Iconic Liz Taylor Painting at Center of Legal Battle

Andy Warhol’s iconic painting of Elizabeth Taylor is at the center of an intense legal battle between the artist’s foundation and Warhol’s former bodyguard, who claims the artist gave him the painting 30 years ago. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, which manages the artist’s estate, claims however that the painting was stolen. The former bodyguard, Agusto Bugarin, claimed through his attorney that Warhol gave him the painting for work he did renovating the apartment of one of Warhol’s lovers Jon Gould, after ending his relationship with Jed Johnson....

Warhol’s Double Elvis (1963) Expected to Fetch $50 Million

Elvis Presley has been worth more dead than he ever was in his lifetime, but the late pop artist Andy Warhol could send the King of Rock through the stratosphere. A Warhol painting of Elvis is expected to fetch an astronomical sum at auction. Presley is garbed in cowboy duds, with a six-gun drawn. Sotheby's described him as "a Hollywood icon of the '60s rather than the rebellious singer who shook the world of music."...