Dust off your old Silver Elvis,
Run a damp rag across you Mao,
Give your Mick a rubdown,
We’ll Pay Top Dollar!
Sotheby’s Also May Be Able to Help You Sell Them
Their recent New York contemporary auction sold this silk screen called 200 One Dollar Bills for $43.8 million to an anonymous bidder.
You see! You CAN buy me that XBox 360 for Christmas!
“I think Warhol’s prices have held steady because he is considered the most influential postwar artist. He forged the path of being a creative director who invented rather than expressed himself and was acutely aware of both the business and kind of media resonance of his art.” said Sarah Thornton of The Economist
Listen to an audio interview at NPR here
The Only “Eight Elvises” Breaks Warhol Record
“Unlike most of Warhol’s other pieces, which are screen prints made by his assembly line of assistants in his infamous NYC Factory, this Warhol Elvis piece is unique. Warhol only made one of the work he called Eight Elvises.”
Read more at Juxtapoz
“CASH FOR YOUR WARHOL?”
Time’s a wastin’: That Jackie O in the laundry room could be worth some MU-LAH baby!!