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Legal Battle Over Warhol’s Banana Art

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Who owns the rights to the Andy Warhol banana on the cover of the the Velvet Underground’s 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico? That is the subject of a lawsuit filed by the rock band against The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts earlier this year. Back in 2009, the Foundation accused the […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 10th, 2012 at 10:40 am

The Legal Battle Over Warhol’s Farrah Fawcett Portrait

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Andy Warhol produced two silkscreen portraits of the late Farrah Fawcett, but only one was turned over to the University of Texas at Austin per her wishes, claims the school. Accordingly, they’re suing Ryan O’Neal, Fawcett’s longtime companion, who the university alleges has the other one, to recover it. Fawcett attended UT Austin in the […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 27th, 2011 at 7:35 am