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Grevy’s Zebra by Andy Warhol, Part of the Endangered Species Series

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Though much of Andy Warhol’s work—especially that which centers around celebrity, fame, and the access that comes with those constructs—is celebrated for its self-indulgence, the artist was, behind closed doors, a conservationist deeply concerned about the impact of modern human activity on the natural world around us.  As such, and after particular conversations about his concerns with New York art dealers Ronald and Frayda Feldman, in 1983 Warhol set out...

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Andy Warhol Spotlight: Mickey Mouse in the Myths Portfolio

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As we’ve covered before on our blog, Andy Warhol’s rising star of fame reached its zenith in the 1960s and ‘70s when he turned his artists’ eye—and paintbrush—toward producing multiple-versioned representations of inescapable American icons. Within these years, he’d create paintings of celebrities including Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Marilyn Monroe, Liza Minelli, and countless others, and his work essentially celebrated the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity and advertisement—suggesting that the...

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Art Matters: 3 Foolproof Tips for Picking the Best Warhol Print for Your Home

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Unless you’re an experienced art purchaser or interior designer, finding the best artwork for your home may likely not be an intuitive process. You might be worried about whether or not a particular piece fits your personal style, you may be worried about how canvas and frame sizes will fit your walls or maybe you’ve found that working with color isn’t exactly your forté. You might even find yourself in...

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Seven Pieces from Edward Kurstak to Purchase at Sale Prices Now

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It's no secret that beginning a private collection of artwork isn't an exactly inexpensive task. While owning art and being able to display it in your home can be rewarding from a purely aesthetic point of view, any piece of art should also be seen as an investment first and foremost. There's no guarantee that the value of any piece of artwork you obtain for inclusion in your private collection will appreciate in...

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Inject Some Diva Energy into Your Home with These Five Pieces by Andy Warhol

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It's no secret that Andy Warhol captured the American pop culture lover’s fascination with starlets better than any other artist of his generation. And his fascination with divas provided some standout works that have found themselves homes in everywhere from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City to NorthPark Mall in Dallas. And now, you can even decorate your own home with authentic silkscreens and lithographs of Warhol’s divas...

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