21 November 2022


Cult Film Director John Waters Donates Personal Art Collection To BMA

Cult-film director John Waters famous for his groundbreaking flicks, Pink Flamingos and Hairspray, has donated 372 works of art to the BMA

8 September 2022


Andy Warhol And The Portrait Of Queen Elizabeth II – Mark Wallinger Creates Revolutionary Digital Art Experience – Vermeer’s Milkmaid New Research Revelation

Andy Warhol never actually met Queen Elizabeth II; however, his portrait of the monarch has become one of the most recognisable of all Royal portraits.

10 May 2022


Andy Warhol Marilyn Breaks 20th c Auction Records – Art Fund Museum Of The Year Shortlist Announced – Sackler Name Removed From National Gallery London And Guggenheim

Andy Warhol’s Shot Sage Blue Marilyn made double history last night as the most expensive pCostly Costly painting ever sold by a US artist and the most costly 20th-century work of art to sell at auction

12 November 2021


Warhol’s Portrait of Basquiat Tops Christie’s Sale Achieving $40,091,500 

Andy Warhol’s 1982 portrait of his friend, the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat from the collection of Peter Brant, achieved $40,091,500 at Christie’s

23 October 2021


Andy Warhol Electric Chair Owned By Alice Cooper Unsold At Auction

The American rock legend Alice Cooper has auctioned a painting by Andy Warhol, ‘Little Electric Chair’ Red (1964).

Great Artworks Explained A New Video Series By James Payne

This is a new series by Artist/historian James Payne demystifying great works of art. We will be adding to this page as the content is produced.

12 March 2020

Andy Warhol Multiple Identities – Tate Modern – Edward Lucie-Smith

Andy Warhol (1928-1987) has, even since his death more than thirty years ago, retained a central position in the world of contemporary art.

18 February 2020

29 December 2019


Andy Warhol Catholicism, His Work, Faith And Legacy – Revd Jonathan Evens

In 1987, in a eulogy given at a Memorial Mass for Andy Warhol, the art historian John Richardson revealed the extent of Warhol’s Catholic devotion and faith. Richardson shared with the congregation of 2,000 at New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral that Warhol had attended Mass several times a week at the St. Vincent Ferrer parish, […]

28 October 2019

Andy Warhol Tate Retrospective Announced For Spring

Andy Warhol Tate Modern retrospective celebrates one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His life and work continue to fascinate and be interpreted anew. A shy, gay man from a religious, migrant, low-income family, he forged his own distinct path to emerge as the epitome of the pop art movement. Launching next […]

16 February 2019


Warhol Muse Lee Radziwill Sister Of Jackie Kennedy Onassis Dies

Lee Radziwill The socialite sister of Jackie Kennedy Onassis and friend to Pop Artist Andy Warhol has died age 85.

22 May 2018


Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine Ceases Trading After 50 Years

Interview magazine has ceased publishing with immediate effect and closed their New York office. The 50-year old stalwart of NY chic was founded by Andy Warhol has suffered months of turmoil, with lawsuits filed by former employees of the magazine.

6 August 2017


Happy Birthday Andy Warhol 89 – Rest In Peace

Happy Birthday Andy Warhol. This is the artist that propelled contemporary art to the breaking-point that we know today.

24 July 2017

Alice Cooper Discovers £8m Lost Warhol In Storage Lock-Up

The US rock star Alice Cooper has discovered an important early 1960s painting by Andy Warhol worth £8m in a storage unit where it lay undiscovered for over 40 years.

12 April 2017

Warhol Estate Sues Photographer In Pre-emptive Measure Over Rockstar Prince Image

Let’s take this as a hypothetical case. A well known ‘Rock Photographer’ has their work appropriated by a well-known artist. The artist then dies. The artwork is held in deep storage for over 30 years and then surfaces after the high profile death of the subject, a well known ‘Rock Star’ who owns the image?

26 December 2016


Top 10 – Appropriation Artworks

Appropriation art or the art of appropriation is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them. Here is the Artlyst top ten most controversial works of Appropriation Art, and some of the court cases that followed.

22 October 2016


Andy Warhol Explores His Body Dysmorphia In New Museum Exhibition

A new exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum is the first comprehensive look at Andy Warhol’s engagement with the body.

23 May 2016

Andy Warhol: ‘Brand-Warhol’, Celebrity Friends And Soup Cans At Halcyon Gallery

Halcyon Gallery is currently presenting its first exhibition devoted entirely to the works of Andy Warhol. The show has over one hundred pieces on display, including graphics, portfolios and original works on paper and canvas. The exhibition explores Warhol’s works from the artist’s early illustrative works of the 1950s, through to Warhol’s Pop Art heyday […]

14 May 2016


Andy Warhol Museum Acquires Early Paint By Numbers Work

The Andy Warhol Museum has announced that it has acquired an early and important Warhol Pop art painting to add to its collection. Warhol’s Do It Yourself (Sailboats), painted in 1962, is one of five paintings in existence from this rare hand-painted, paint-by number series. The Warhol’s collection previously did not include an example of this seminal series […]

20 April 2016


Andy Warhol Has Western Ukraine Square Named In His Honour

A square in the Zakarpattya region of the Western Ukraine has been renamed after Andy Warhol as part of the decommunisation process taking place in the region. The American artist who is of Ukrainian descent is known as one of the founders of pop-art. Warhol’s Ukrainian background, according to Wikipedia shows his parents were Rusyns from the town of Miko, now Mikova, in what is now Slovakia but was, […]

18 March 2016


Andy Warhol Complete Hand Coloured Lithographic Shoe Portfolio To Be Auctioned

Sotheby’s London is to auction a complete portfolio consisting of 18 hand coloured lithographs of shoe designs by Andy Warhol – À la recherche du shoe perdu – together with Shoe and Leg, produced circa 1955. During a seven-year period, from 1953 to 1959, Warhol self-published a series of portfolios, books and individual prints. These were all offset lithographs, some […]

18 February 2016


Andy Warhol Factory Sale: Christie’s Announces The Latest Online Edition

The latest edition in Christie’s series of online auctions dedicated to the work of Andy Warhol sees a selection of 110 works from his iconic Factory era. ‘Andy Warhol’s Factory’ will be open for online bidding from February 16 and will feature photographs, drawings and prints with highlights including self-portrait photographs as well as images of some of the memorable characters […]

17 February 2016

Paul Black Reviews: Andy Warhol At The Ashmolean – Celebrity And Death Anxiety

Artlyst has recently attended the new exhibition of works by Andy Warhol from the Hall Collection, curated by Norman Rosenthal, on show at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. This is the latest exhibition in a number of Rosenthal-curated shows from the collection to take place at the museum in collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation, and […]

4 February 2016


Andy Warhol At The Ashmolean: Norman Rosenthal Discusses The Late Pop Art Great

Artlyst has attended the new Norman Rosenthal-curated exhibition of works by Andy Warhol from the very personal Hall Collection, on show at the Ashmolean. This exhibition is the latest in a number of Rosenthal-curated shows from the collection to take place at the renowned institution in collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation. The show includes […]

5 January 2016


Andy Warhol Cultural Icon Celebrity and Provocateur New Ashmolean Exhibition Announced

An important private collection of works by Andy Warhol will be on show at the Ashmolean, Oxford, from February. In collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation, over 100 paintings, sculptures, screen prints and drawings from the Hall Collection will be exhibited alongside loans of the artist’s films from The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. Cultural icon, celebrity and provocateur, Warhol produced images that are […]

27 November 2015


Lost Andy Warhol Photographs Exhibited At Kiwi Arts Group London

Kiwi Arts Group presents Warhol in London: Behind the Lens of William John Kennedy, a month long exhibition on Chiltern Street until 20 December. Featuring over 20 black & white and colour photographs of Andy Warhol that until recently had laid hidden in a dusty box. It is the first time the collection has ever […]

17 November 2015


Tate Liverpool To Present Exhibition Recollecting The Missing Art To Come

Tate Liverpool presents An Imagined Museum: works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections sees three major European art museums bring together over 60 major, post 1945 artworks from their prestigious galleries. On display will be works by Marcel Duchamp, Claes Oldenburg, Bridget Riley, Dorothea Tanning, Andy Warhol, Rachel Whiteread and many more. You’ve […]

12 November 2015


Ashmolean Museum: Andy Warhol, Elizabeth Price, Liu Dan For 2016 Programme

The Ashmolean Museum is to present Andy Warhol: Works From The Hall Collection, this spring exhibition will display, for the first time in public, an important private collection of works by Andy Warhol (1928‒1987). Cultural icon, celebrity and provocateur, Warhol produced images which are instantly recognisable, but this exhibition, through the lens of a private […]

30 September 2015


The Silver Age Of Andy Warhol’s Factory Explored At Serena Morton II

Billy Name: The Silver Age is a collection of Billy Name’s iconic black and white photographs from Warhol’s Factory. Billy’s images from this period (1964-68) are one of the most important photographic documents of any single artist in history. Serena Morton II presents Billy Name: The Silver Age this September. Working with Reel Art Press, […]

10 September 2015


Andy Warhol’s Jewish Geniuses Stolen And Replaced With Fakes

Nine Warhol prints of Jewish icons including Sigmund Freud and Gertrude Stein have gone missing from the walls of a movie editing studio in Los Angeles. The works are thought to be valued at $350,000, or £226,854 each, have been surreptitiously replaced by an industrious individual who had reportedly created fakes to replace the originals […]

21 August 2015


Iconic Andy Warhol Paintings Disappear From Slovakia Warhol Museum

The Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art in Medzilaborce, Slovakia has for the first time publicly reported that two well known canvases had gone missing. The artworks were loaned by the museum to a private individual who has since vanished. The museum houses the largest collection of the Pop artist’s work outside of the main museum in Pittsburgh USA. […]