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Warhol’s Mao Portrait Fetches $12.7 Million

HONG KONG (AFP-Jiji) — A classic Andy Warhol portrait of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong fetched $12.7 million at auction in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sotheby’s said — well short of the top estimate of more than $15 million. The sale of the 1973 [...]

Warhol’s Death: Not So Simple, After All

Blake Gopnik writes: “Pop Icon Andy Warhol Dies After Routine Surgery” ran the headline in The Houston Chronicle. Time magazine questioned how “the country’s most famous pop artist dies in a prestigious big-city hospital after a rather [...]