Friday, November 17, 2006
On a related subject from the last post, guess how these three men are related... "A Hong Kong billionaire has paid a record US$17.3 million for a painting of China's Chairman Mao Zedong by pop artist Andy Warhol, it was revealed Thursday. Art collector Joseph Lau made the successful bid to clinch the painting, which depicts the former leader in typical Warhol-style, when it went under the hammer at Christie's New York Wednesday evening. The amount is a world record for a Warhol painting." read more
Thursday, November 16, 2006
Don't know about Guy Pearce as Andy Warhol... check out this adaptation about "The young, beautiful and wealthy socialite Edie Sedgwick who exploded onto the New York art scene in the sixties, becoming the object of Andy Warhol's attention and art. However, the same things that built her up would eventually lead to her downfall." Trailer.