Remember Andy Warhol? His paintings are back in the news:
Almost 50 years ago the quintessential New York artist, Andy Warhol, had his first one-man show in Los Angeles, thanks to the prescience of a West Coast art dealer named Irving Blum.
Blum also had the uncanny foresight to snap up “Campbell’s Soup Cans,” 32 small canvases for $1,000. He would eventually sell the group for $15 million.
You can read the rest @
Another set of these paintings was just stolen from a Springfield, MO museum. You can read about it here:
This set of 10 paintings allegedly is worth $500,000. Not bad for a few cans of soup.