Monday, November 20, 2006

Last Wednesday, a Hong Kong businessman bought Andy Warhol's portrait of Chairman Mao for $17.4 million at a Christie's auction, making it the most expensive Warhol ever sold. Previously, the record was held by his "Orange Marilyn," which auctioned for $17.3 million by Sotheby's in 1998.

Michiko Kakutani disembowels the new Pynchon novel here.

Thanks to Julie at Eluvium, I bring you the Book/Cut Sculptures of British artist Su Blackwell:

Alice. A Mad Tea-Party


from The Snow Queen Series