No longer do you have to travel to the other side of the globe to see paintings by Monet and Renoir.
One hundred people gathered together, jostled and bumped each other, and made some patchwork artwork today to launch Te Papa’s latest exhibition. The artwork – images of Sir Peter Jackson and TVNZ Seven Sharp presenter Alison Mau – were held up by 100 people who had been brought together by social media
Velvet Underground, the 1960s avant-garde rock band, has settled a fight with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts over the rights to an iconic pop art image of a banana that graced the band’s best-known album. Velvet Underground sued the Warhol Foundation in January 2012 after reports that the foundation was planning to license the banana design for cases, sleeves and bags for Apple Inc’s iPhone and iPad
Andy Warhol is not only one of the world’s best known artists, but one of the few who was famous and fetched high prices while alive. Since his death in 1987, he has become pervasive, with many exhibitions, books and more, and his works are far more valuable
A major exhibition of rare fine art works is being held in Wellington ahead of an auction in Auckland later this month. About 20 works from the auction, including works by Bill Hammond, Ralph Hotere, Charles Goldie, Don Binney and Michael Parekowhai will be on display in the preview show.