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Christie’s running Warhol exhibition in Aspen

Sitting Bull (F. & S. IIIA.70) Executed in 1986

Christie’s Private Sales is running an exhibition of works from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts at 212 Gallery in Aspen, Colorado from August 7 to August 9.

More than 20 of Andy Warhol’s paintings, photographs, prints and works on paper will be for sale with prices ranging between $2,000 and $35,000.

There is no charge to view the exhibition and it is open to the public.

The Aspen Art Museum, a grant recipient of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, will co-host a cocktail reception with Christie’s at the 212 Gallery.

“In 2009 the Aspen Art Museum received our first generous $100,000 gift from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts,” said, Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Director, the Aspen Art Museum. “It was an extremely gratifying acknowledgment of our mission to provide access to important contemporary visual art from around the globe. The Warhol Foundation continues to provide key funding in the AAM’s ever-expanding role, as a second time recipient, four years later.”


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Alasdair Whyte

Alasdair Whyte

Alasdair is a financial journalist writing about art. He has focused on high value asset finance since 1998. As well as Private Art Investor, he also edits Corporate Jet Investor (despite knowing very little about aircraft) and Helicopter Investor (ditto).