Andy Warhol on the May 1969 cover of Esquire magazine
More than 40 artworks by Andy Warhol are to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong, with the most expensive piece expected to fetch around $1m (£633,000).
The collection, From Warhol With Love, features the late pop artist’s ink-on-paper work from the 1950s.
Warhol travelled to Hong Kong in 1956, and according to Jacqueline Wachter of Sotheby’s New York the trip inspired some of the gold and butterfly themes in the exhibition. Read the rest of this entry »