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Florida gallery owner charged with peddling fake art pieces

May. 28, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida gallery owner has been arrested on federal charges for peddling fake art pieces, claiming the cheap reproductions were in fact originals by Andy Warhol, Banksy, Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michel Basquiat and others, federal prosecutors said. A...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

May. 14, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

May 7-13, 2022 From an elderly woman walking inside a metro station being used as a bomb shelter in Kharkiv, Ukraine, to Britain’s Prince Charles sitting by the The Imperial State Crown in the House of Lords Chamber, during the State Opening of Parliament, in the Houses of...

Warhol's 'Marilyn' auction nabs $195M; most for US artist

May. 10, 2022 06:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Warhol's “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” sold for a cool $195 million on Monday, making the iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever sold at auction. The 1964 silkscreen image shows Monroe in vibrant close-up — hair yellow,...

High court to hear case about Andy Warhol art, Prince photo

Mar. 28, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to review a copyright dispute involving works of art by the artist Andy Warhol that were based on a photograph of the musician Prince. A lower court had at first said the artwork created before Warhol's 1987 death was “fair use”...

Iconic Marilyn Monroe image by Andy Warhol coming to auction

Mar. 21, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An iconic image of Marilyn Monroe created by Andy Warhol is coming to auction, with Christie’s auction house estimating the price at around $200 million. The silkscreen image known as “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn," a close-up of Monroe with her hair in yellow, her...