The Andy Warhol self-portrait sold at auction for £6 million
Self-portrait of Andy Warhol was sold at Sotheby’s auction in London for £6 million ($7.7 million). The work of this American artist has become one of the main lot at the evening auction of works of art.
One of the evening”s star lots, this early #AndyWarhol self-portrait brings a steady £6,008,750 @Sothebys pic.twitter.com/2EEpuqpLoP
Art Observed (@ArtObserved) 28 Jun 2017
The auction was also sold two joint work of Andy Warhol and American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The first picture is called “Sweet Pungent” was sold for £4.43 million the Second collaboration of artists, 1985, entitled “New Flame” were valued at £2.4 million.
The most expensive lot of the auction was written in 1983, an unnamed painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, sold for £6.5 million
#AuctionUpdate Inspired by a classical #frieze #Basquiat”s breath-taking triptych re imagined history painting. It sells for £6.5 m tonight pic.twitter.com/qMckN4gnfK
— Sotheby’s (@Sothebys) 28 Jun 2017