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Garbage Pail Kids series 3 trading card paintings

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Design,

garbage pail kids paintings

Artist and fan Brent Engstrom has shared his latest painting renditions of Garbage Pail Kids series 3 trading cards. I'm a huge garbage Pail Kids fan, having spent my weekly $1 allowance on fourpacks each week way back in 1985 as a 5-year-old for months on end. You can check out the full collection of paintings over at Brent's blog. Definitely worth a look.

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Elizabeth Taylor Made Hugh Grant Wealthy

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies,

Elizabeth Taylor Andy Warhol painting was drunk when he bought a painting of Elizabeth Taylor which made him $17.9 million.

The Did You Hear About the Morgans? star purchased the Andy Warhol painting in 2001 for $3.2 million and was praised for his knowledge of the art world when he sold it for $21.2 million in 2007.

But Hugh, 49, has confessed he ordered a member of his staff to bid for the painting at a New York auction during two-days of drinking.

“To my horror, she did, and even worse, got it. It all began with drink. I’d been having a drunken dinner with my father the night before, and I said, ‘We ought to go see my brother Jamie. You know, the Concorde’s amazing,’” he told the Daily Mail. “‘And he said, ‘I hear it is.’ So I bought him a Concorde ticket and we went. We had lunch, drank a lot of beer. And I was thinking about some stuff in the Sotheby’s auction and I saw the Liz Taylor. I slightly regret selling it now, even though it made me rich.”

The pop art painting was one of several portraits Warhol created at the height of his fame and creative output in the 60s.

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