First online-only sale of Andy Warhol works at Christie’s opens commences

One of the leading artists in Pop Art, Andy Warhol is a name synonymous to all in the commercial world. As a commercial illustrator, Warhol accumulated fame and is known to be the only artist to have an entire museum dedicated to by the United States. Celebrating the works of this crowned artist, Christie’s announces the First Online-Only Warhol Sale featuring a wide array of artworks by Andy Warhol from 26th February to 5th March. A great opportunity for art collectors and enthusiasts throughout the world, the online-only Warhol sale gets you a ‘click’ closer to being proud owners of an Andy Warhol!

Key Service (Positive) – An Andy Warhol artwork painted around 1985-1986 in synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas.

Estimate: $50,000 – $70,000

Plata River Dolphin, from Vanishing Animals – An Andy Warhol Artwork executed in 1986 in synthetic polymer on paper.

Estimate: $30,000 – $40,000

Self-Portrait – An Andy Warhol artwork executed in 1986, a unique Polaroid print.

Estimate: $15,000 – $25,000

Campbell’s Chicken with Rice Soup – An Andy Warhol artwork of aluminum can help with paper decal, from an unrealized edition of thirteen. This artwork is known to be executed in 1964.

Estimate: $50,000 – $70,000

New Coke (see F. & S. IIIB.44) – A Warhol artwork: screenprint in colors, colored graphic art paper, one of a small number of impressions, the full sheets, printed on two sheets. Executed circa 1985.

Estimate: $25,000 – $35,000

All you need to do is log on to the timed online auction, bid, organize shipping, and make online payments. Throughout the bidding, you also receive instant email or phone alerts in case another bid exceeds yours. With the artworks priced from $600 to $70,000, the benefit from the auction has been arranged to be forwarded to the Warhol Foundation for artists and non-profit arts organizations. Christie’s has a history of prior associations with the Warhol Foundation and plans to launch a series of these sales throughout the year.

Update –
The turnout for the first Andy Warhol @ Christie’s online-only sale achieved $2,297,375, which is twice the overall pre-sale estimate. The proceeds will benefit The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.


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