Tag Archives: Andy Warhol


A Nightclub Goddess Dishes on Her Life: Grace Jones Finally Wrote Her Memoirs

The title of Grace Jones’s memoir, I’ll Never Write My Memoirs (Gallery Books), is lifted from the first line of her song “The Art Groupie,” off side two of her fifth album, Nightclubbing. You can’t go through life without breaking … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Tree of Codes, as performed at the Manchester International Festival. COURTESY MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Market News
Jeff Koons's Dom Pérignon Balloon Venus, 2013. 


In Season-Starting Sales, Auctionata Aims for ‘Broader Audience’

This week, Kenny Schachter brought us up to speed on the sales to watch this season. Here’s another to add to the list, from the online world: the web-based auction house Auctionata is opening the season with a two-session sale on September … Read More

An unknown person in one of Kyler Zeleny's found photographs.


Morning Links: Polaroid Edition

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Grapes of Wrath: How a California Road Trip Made an Artist Out of Andy Warhol

In 1963, Andy Warhol drove from New York to Los Angeles with his friends Wynn Chamberlain, Gerard Melanga, and Taylor Mead. Deborah Davis’s new book, The Trip (Simon & Schuster), an examination of this cross-country journey, argues that the brief … Read More

Pyongyang propaganda poster.


Morning Links: North Korean Propaganda Edition

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Cy Gavin, Spittal Pond, Bermuda, 2015, acrylic, oil, chalk, staples on canvas. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SARGENT'S DAUGHTERS

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Morning Links: Ai Weiwei’s Cats Edition

The Whitworth has been named Museum of the Year by the Art Fund. [The Art Newspaper]The National Gallery of Victoria is planning a show of work by Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. But more importantly, the museum will also do … Read More

This 1962 Warhol was the top lot of the evening, selling for TK.COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Sotheby’s Sells $203.6 M. of Contemporary Art in London, Led by a $32.8 M. Warhol Dollar Bill

Tonight in London Sotheby’s sold £130.4 million ($203.6 million) worth of art at its contemporary art auction, handily trumping the £95.6 million ($150.1 million) that its arch-rival, Christie’s, brought in at its own sale last night. About 85 percent of … Read More

Screenshot from "Picasso Baby." 


Morning Links: Marina Abramovic Institute Apologizes Edition

“Marina Abramovic Institute Apologizes to Jay-Z, and to Abramovic.” [The New York Times]Palmyra, Syria’s most important archeological site, has been taken over by Islamic State militia. [The Art Newspaper]Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library now owns the institutional papers … Read More

Michael Heizer's Levitated Mass (2012). 


Morning Links: Michael Heizer Edition

Art Basel has announced the 74 artists who will contribute to its large-scale show, “Unlimited,” which runs in tandem to the fair and features large works that would not be able to fit in traditional gallery areas. Works by Kader Attia, David Shrigley, Ai … Read More

Molly Soda's page for "This Is Not An Error."


Morning Links: ‘This Is Not An Error’ Edition

The net value of works in the Tiroche DeLeon Collection art fund, a fund which invests in contemporary art from developing countries, grew 5% in 2014, thanks to two works by Ai Weiwei: Forever (2003), bought in 2011 for $805,000 and … Read More

Artists Dispatches
John Giorno, Space Forgets You, 2015 (left), and Prefer Crying in a Limo to Laughing on a Bus, 2015 (right). COURTESY THE ARTIST AND ELIZABETH DEE GALLERY

Rising from the Bunker: The World Catches Up With John Giorno

On the morning of the last day of winter, the artist and poet John Giorno buzzed open the gate on the ground floor of the hulking Bowery building that he has called home for 49 of his 78 years and … Read More