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Rare Andy Warhol Photos Hit Auction Block

Pop culture icon took intimate pics of Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minelli, Jacqueline Onassis.

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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.

The portfolio is available on artnet Auctions from June 20-29.

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Salvador Dali and Ultra Violet (Courtesy Artnet)
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Truman Capote at home (Courtesy Artnet)
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Henry Kissinger and Elizabeth Taylor in Washington D.C. (Courtesy Artnet)
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Peter Malatesta and Monique Van Vooren (Courtesy Artnet)
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Andy Warhol, self portrait, Montauk, Long Island(Courtesy Artnet)
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Tennessee Williams and producer Lester Persky (Courtesy Artnet)
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Bianca Jagger, Liza Minnelli and Jacqueline Onassis in Liza’s dressing room. (Courtesy Artnet)
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Bianca Jagger at Halston’s House (Courtesy Artnet)
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Liza Minnelli at Halston’s House (Courtesy Artnet)
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Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s Square, Rome (Courtesy Artnet)
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Diana Vreeland, “Empress of Fashion” (Courtesy Artnet)
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Halston at home (Courtesy Artnet)