Roy Lichtenstein News
Faking It: Life Before Photoshop
In today’s digital age one could forgive the question, “How did photographers live without Photoshop?” Io + gatto (Wanda Wulz) Italian, 1903-1984, (Cat + I), 1932, Gelatin silver print, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John...
Andy Warhol's 'Double Elvis' Sells for $37 Million
ABC News’ Kevin Dolak and Ben Forer report: Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis” sold for just over $37 million at auction at a Sotheby’s contemporary art sale in New York. The silver silkscreen image of Presley depicted as a cowboy shooting from the hip sold for...
Andy Warhol's 'Double Elvis' Could Fetch $50 Million
Tonight, Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis (Ferus Type)” will be auctioned off in New York City and Sotheby’s expects the 1963 image of Elvis as a cowboy will sell for $30 million to $50 million. According to Sotheby’s, this is the first “Double Elvis” to appear...
Today in Pictures: Oct. 7, 2011
A man paints a door inside a prison belonging to the Ministry of Interior, Oct. 7, 2011, in Tunis. The Ministry of Interior has opened the prison to students and journalists for a day so they could visit the jail, which was used for over...
10 great places to ice skate in the USA
If fitness is on your New Year's resolution list, why not bring your workout to an ice rink? Even Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek, who will be touring the nation next month on the Smuckers Stars on Ice figure-skating show, says he still skates for the joy of it. "It's fun feeling the wind in
Thief Cuts Through Wall to Steal Art, Jewelry and Surveillence Camera
A thief in New York City has pulled off an elaborate art heist, allegedly cutting through an apartment wall and stealing several pieces of rare art, jewelry and even the surveillance camera that likely recorded the theft. The New York Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating
Lehman Art Goes for $1.35 Mil at Auction
ABC's Whitney Lloyd reports from New York: A contemporary art collection that once adorned the boardrooms and offices of former-finance pillar and now-bankrupt investment bank Lehman Brothers sold at auction this week for $1.35 million -- doubling pre-auction estimates. Freeman...
Mona Lisa Meets The Simpsons, Picasso and Warhol
It is Friday. Time for a little artistic interpretation. Interesting take here -- Click here to see Mona Lisa as depicted in some other more contemporary approaches. There's a Roy Lichtenstein Mona Lisa, a Matt Groening version, a Jackson Pollack,...
Inside Iran's Billion-Dollar Art Basement
It's one of the finest collections of modern art anywhere in the world, but you won't find it in New York or Paris. Dozens of works by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock -- together valued at roughly $3 billion -- are locked in a basement in Tehran. Only a handful of
Blonde Ambition: Iconic Blondes Shape History
Blondeness was created 11,000 years ago, toward the end of the last ice age, by a genetic mutation that has resulted in a look that some might regard as an iconic ideal. We've heard of Madonna's "Blond Ambition" tour, the blond Barbie, the blond Bond, and even the popular "Legally Blonde" movies.