Yours for $200m: why Warhol is now worth more than Picasso
Is he really the greatest and most profound artist of his era? Whether it's the humble can of Campbell's Soup seemingly featuring in every high school art class worldwide or his 1964 silkscreen portrait of Marilyn Monroe valued at $200m, we're all familiar with the pioneer of pop art's work. Here, ahead of the May 2022 auction of Warhol's most widely recognised work, Jonathan Jones delves into the life and works of the celebrated artist, peeling back layer after layer of his public persona to a better and more cryptic version beneath.
From The Guardian