Posts tagged "warhol"

Art Institute Of Chicago Becomes Whiter And More Male With New $400 Million Acquisition

The Art Institute of Chicago just got a huge gift: $400 million worth of contemporary artworks from philanthropists Stefin Edlis and Gael Neeson, including nine Warhols and works by Cy Twombly, Jeff Koons, Charles Ray, Richard Prince, Roy Lichtenstein, Gerhard Lichter, and Cindy Sherman.

Great, right? Eh. I really don’t think so. The…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 22, 2015

The End Is Nigh: Costco Starts Sells Andy Warhols Now

Costco, the big box retailer, sells virtually everything — engagement rings, meats, coffins — and now they’re extending their empire to the art market.

Apparently Costco used to sell fine art, but stopped after the authenticity of a couple of Picasso paintings it sold was questioned. The store began relisting art a couple…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 9, 2012