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Bettie Page's photographer, Bunny Yeager, dies at 85

Bettie Page's photographer, Bunny Yeager, dies at 85

MIAMI, May 27 (UPI) --Model turned photographer Bunny Yeager died in North Miami Sunday of heart failure. She was 85.
Veronica Linares
Andy Warhol works sell for $100 million at auction

Andy Warhol works sell for $100 million at auction

NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) --Two Andy Warhol works sold at Christie's in New York for a combined $100 million.
Kate Stanton
Never-before-seen Andy Warhol works found on floppy disks

Never-before-seen Andy Warhol works found on floppy disks

PITTSBURGH, April 24 (UPI) -- A new documentary, "Trapped," chronicles efforts to restore never-before-seen digital Andy Warhol works.
Annie Martin

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
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Macaulay Culkin is home alone eating a pizza in this viral video

Macaulay Culkin is home alone eating a pizza in this viral video

Dec. 26 (UPI) -- "Home Alone" may be a Christmas classic, but Macaulay Culkin stars in another video out just in time for the holidays.
Kate Stanton
Ryan O'Neal wins court battle over Andy Warhol painting

Ryan O'Neal wins court battle over Andy Warhol painting

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Ryan O'Neal has won a legal challenge to his ownership of Andy Warhol's painting of his late ex-girlfriend Farrah Fawcett, TMZ said.
Man allegedly stole artwork from dead Warhol assistant

Man allegedly stole artwork from dead Warhol assistant

CORTLANDT, N.Y., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A man who found Ronald Cutrone, artist and former assistant to Andy Warhol, dead in his New York home allegedly stole some of his artworks, police said.
Ryan O'Neal: Farrah Fawcett portrait is mine

Ryan O'Neal: Farrah Fawcett portrait is mine

Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Ryan O'Neal took the stand Monday to lay claim to the portrait of his late lover, Farrah Fawcett, in a court battle that has dug up some of the uglier moments of their nearly 30-year relationship.
Gabrielle Levy
Farrah Fawcett portrait at center of legal brawl

Farrah Fawcett portrait at center of legal brawl

Nov. 13 (UPI) -- An Andy Warhol painting of actress Farrah Fawcett is at the center of a major legal battle, kicking off a two-week trial pitting Fawcett's longtime partner Ryan O'Neal against the University of Texas.
Gabrielle Levy

Civil jury to decide rightful owner of Farrah Fawcett portrait

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The University of Texas has sued actor Ryan O'Neal over an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett, who bequeathed her artwork to her alma mater, lawyers said.

SAC founder raising funds by selling art

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Beleaguered SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven Cohen has engaged New York auction house Sotheby's to sell major art works, sources told The New York Times.

Pennsylvania auction house to sell disputed Andy Warhol print

MILLVILLE, Pa., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A silkscreen print said to be by Andy Warhol is set for a Pennsylvania auction block, but experts said they are uncertain that the pop artist created the piece.

Andy Warhol Museum sets up live feed of gravesite

BETHEL PARK, Pa., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The Andy Warhol Museum celebrated the pop artist's birthday by beginning an online live video feed of Warhol's Pennsylvania gravesite.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.
By United Press International

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Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol stands in front of a limited edition serigraph of Princess Grace of Monaco to benefit the Institute of Contemporary Art here in Philadelphia on June 1, 1984. Jack Kelly (R) and his wife Sandra (L) join Warhol at the Institute. He is the brother of Grace Kelly. The ICA is celebrarting its 20th anniversary. It gave Warhol his first one-man show in 1965. (UPI Photo/George Bilyk/Files)
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Andrew Warhola, Jr. (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987), known as Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous worldwide for his work as a painter, avant-garde filmmaker, record producer, author, and member of highly diverse social circles that included Bohemian street people, distinguished intellectuals, Hollywood celebrities and wealthy patrons.

Warhol has been the subject of numerous retrospective exhibitions, books, and feature and documentary films. He coined the widely used expression "15 minutes of fame." In his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Andy Warhol Museum exists in memory of his life and artwork.

The highest price ever paid for a Warhol painting is US$100 million for a 1963 canvas titled Eight Elvises. The private transaction was reported in a 2009 article in The Economist, which described Warhol as the "bellwether of the art market." $100 million is a benchmark price that only Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Pierre-August Renoir, Gustav Klimt and Willem de Kooning have achieved.

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