The “Prince of Pop” who coined the phrase that in the future, everyone would enjoy "15 minutes of fame" is back in the news. His pop art subjects all had more than their share of a quarter of an hour, thousands of time over.
Andy Warhol become in demand by creating silkscreen images from photographs of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, Brigitte Bardot, and Elizabeth Taylor.
One work by pop artist Andy Warhol titled “Liz “surprised the media when it sold last week for the over-the-top sum of $662,500. Signed by Warhol and inscribed: “To Elizabeth with love,” Christie´s had given an estimate of $30,000-$50,000.
The painting was included in famed auction house´s sale of Elizabeth´s fabulous jewelry collection originally crafted by Bvlgari, Cartier, Tiffany and Van Cleef & Arpels, and other personal effects, including her vast collection of handbags. She had handbags in “every conceivable size,” as well as designer.
As an avid traveler, her luggage was Louis Vuitton monogram pieces.
Wilshire Blvd. has crossed paths with Elizabeth Taylor´s life several times. She resided on Wilshire Blvd from 1951 to 1954; it was the location for her cosmetics company; and also happens to be the location of the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. The proceeds of this Christie´s auction will benefit her foundation.
Named after the Wilshire Boulevard in California, the authentic Louis Vuitton Monogram Wilshire MM handbag is a medium size bag that celeb Denise Richards is never without when shopping.
This stunning bag is crafted in classic LV Monogram canvas leather and epitomizes everyday ultra stylishness with its squared off frame. The pre-owned Wilshire MM´s front exterior contains a golden brass plate with a script signature stating "Louis Vuitton."
Natural cowhide leather adorns the shopper on its double rounded handles that can be either hand carried or worn on the shoulder. The trimmings of leather continue as protective corner shield at the base with additional fortification of four gold tone studs.
A snap hook closure keeps contents from falling out of the luxurious chocolate-colored soft micro-fabric lining of this used LV Wilshire. It is extremely spacious and has an A-4 envelope size capacity, but there´s more that just empty space and this is the LV that has it all. Organizing belongs is simple by its large interior zipped side compartment, a large patch pocket and yet another one with room for a cell, plus a D-ring for hanging keys.
This authentic Louis Vuitton Monogram Wilshire MM handbag sets the stage for work, play and of course shopping.