The art market cannot get enough Andy Warhol Marilyns
How ahead of his time was the pop artist? A silkscreen of Marilyn Monroe made by Andy Warhol is expected to be auctioned in May 2022 for up to $200 million. Christie's, the auctioning house, declared it "one of the greatest paintings of all time". But here is the fascinating part: there are many others just like it, all made by Warhol as well. John Gapper examines the benefits of mechanical reproduction for artists, something that Warhol "grasped early on."
From Financial Times