Men in Her Life (painting)

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Men in Her Life
Men in her life by Andy Warhol (1962).jpg
Artist Andy Warhol
Year 1962

Men in Her Life is a 1962 painting by Andy Warhol. It is a black and white painting inspired by the life of Elizabeth Taylor,[1] a seven foot tall creation of the artist.

Painting Style[edit]

It is a series of photos picturing the most important men in the life of Elizabeth Taylor,[2] including her third husband Mike Todd and her future husband Eddie Fisher.

History and Price[edit]

The painting was sold for $63.4 million in 2010 by Phillips de Pury & Co.[3] The final sum was a surprise even for the organizers, which evaluated the painting at 40 million dollars initially. The name of the winner was not disclosed to the public.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bloomberg News". Retrieved Nov 9, 2013.
  2. ^ "Men in Her Life". Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  3. ^ "New York sales: Andy Warhol leads recovery". Retrieved 13 August 2014.