Warhol’s “Blue Marilyn” Breaks Records With $195M Sale

Andy Warhol, “Shot Sage Blue Marilyn” (1964), acrylic and silkscreen ink on linen, 40 x 40 inches (image courtesy Christie’s) If there’s one thing art buyers love, it’s paying lots of money for Andy Warhol paintings — and their passion only grows over time, as proven by a Monday night sale of “Shot Sage Blue … Read more

Years in the Making, the Beirut Museum of Art Breaks Ground – ARTnews.com

After seven years of stops and starts, the Beirut Museum of Art broke ground over the weekend, signaling a new era for modern and contemporary art in the Lebanese capital. The museum will be located steps from the National Museum of Beirut, a beloved repository of Levantine antiquities, and along the city strip which served … Read more