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Ní mhaireann aon rud ach seal.

Nothing lasts forever.

Tomorrow marks the beginning of our last full week in An Cheathrú Rua, and here at the Ó Fhatharta home, we are all feeling a twinge of regret that the time has gone by so quickly. 146 more words

Sotheby’s Drubs Christie’s in London Contemporary Sales

Sotheby’s had its best Contemporary European sale ever this week, outpacing Christie’s with over $230 million (£148 million) in combined sales.

The house was aptly led by an early hand-painted Andy Warhol “Dollar Bill” painting, which blew past it’s $20 million to $28 million (£13 to £18 million) estimate and sold for more than $32 million (nearly £21 million) at the sales July 1 and 2. 361 more words

What Do Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei Have in Common? A Cat Obsession

The National Gallery of Victoria is pairing Pop Art icon Andy Warhol and contemporary artist and dissident Ai Weiwei for its next major exhibition, appropriately titled “ 331 more words

Warhol Sells for $32.8 Million USD

Legendary pop artist Andy warhol’s iconic One Dollar Bill artwork sold for an astonishing $32.8 million USD on Tuesday, during an auction at Sotheby’s in London. 146 more words

Paris

Sotheby's makes a killing then sacks cleaners demanding living wage

Last night Sotheby’s in London made an absolute killing. The media is awash with articles about the amazing success of rich people being able to outbid each other for fantastic pieces of art. 99 more words

Class War

Ron Rivlin turns Yorkville frontage into a tribute to Warhol

Ron Rivlin is, by his own admission, something of an unconventional gallerist.

“The museums don’t really like me,” says the Toronto-born Rivlin. “They work their way up the ladder, they got their PhDs, and here I am: this businessman who just came out guns blazing.” 816 more words

Arts

The Rolling Stones Announce 2016 International Tour—Headed to an Art Museum Near You

The Rolling Stones have announced plans for a 2016 tour, but rather than taking the stage they’ll be taking galleries by storm. The group will be the subject of a large-scale retrospective exhibition, titled “ 478 more words