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Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe portrait auctioned for a record $ 195 million

Shotsage Blue Marilyn, created by American pop artist Andy Warhol, one of the most famous portraits of iconic actress and singer Marilyn Monroe, was auctioned at Christie’s in May for $ 200 million.

Andy Warhol’s iconic portrait Hollywood diva Sold for a record $ 195 million on Monday, it has become the most expensive American work of art ever sold at auction.

The auction house received a work of art to support children from the Thomas and Dris Amman Charitable Foundation in Zurich. According to Christie’s Chairman Mark Porter, the sale “constitutes the highest-selling charity auction since the Peggy and David Rockefeller collections in 2018.” All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the fund.

Andy Warhol In 1964, two years after the star’s death, he painted Shot Sage Blue Marilyn. It is one of the most famous portraits in the world and a symbol of American art.



https://sputniknews.com/20220510/andy-warhols-portrait-of-marilyn-monroe-auctioned-for-record-195-million-1095386839.html Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe portrait auctioned for a record $ 195 million

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