23 juillet 2009

Celebrity Portraits from the Andy Warhol Factory @ the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Photo of Andy Warhol for Esquire May 1969. Art directed by George Lois. TEL AVIV.- Andy Warhol's Factory (New York, 1963-1983) was one of the most famous centers of creativity in the history of contemporary art. The exhibition presents portraits of Warhol and some of his associates, taken at the Factory by Billy Name, Gerard Malanga, Carl Fischer and Curtis Knapp. Warhol operated a machine for creating and elevating superstars, and transformed the way we view celebrity portraits through his paintings, his films, his magazine... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2009

'Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits' on artnet Auctions

Jacques Lowe, Jackie and Caroline, 1960. C-print, 20 x 16 inches, 50.8 x 40.64 centimeters. Edition 2/5, signed. Framed. Estimate: from $8,000 to $10,000 NEW YORK, NY.- From June 15-25 artnet Auctions will feature Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits, a special sale of 200 original fine art photographs of legendary figures including The Beatles, Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, President Barack Obama and Elvis Presley. Screen Sirens Leading the sale is an exceptional group of fifteen photographs of screen stars Audrey... [Lire la suite]