As Andy Warhol himself used to say, “good business is the best art.”
So auctioneers are preparing for a masterpiece of sales when an extremely rare portfolio of Warhol’s photographs, depicting the cultural icons of the ’70s and ’80s, makes it to the auction block.
The photos, from the personal collection of famed photographer Patrick McMullan, are expected to fetch an estimated $100,000 to $150,000.
Images in the portfolio include a who’s who of cultural icons that include Pope John Paul II, Henry Kissinger with Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Onassis, Truman Capote, Salvador Dalí, and Tennessee Williams. There are also candid shots of Bianca Jagger shaving under her arm and Liza Minelli lying on the floor.