Warhol's Debbie Harry Portrait Sells of $5.9 Million

07/01/2011
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(Gibson) Andy Warhol's famed Debbie Harry portrait has been sold for a cool $5.9 million. According to ContactMusic.com, the portrait, from 1980, sold at auction at Sotheby's in London.

Warhol's impression of Blondie singer Harry, made at the height of her post-punk fame, was produced on a pink silkscreen canvas.

One-time Eurythmics songwriter, guitarist and producer Dave Stewart, who is currently part of Mick Jagger's new group SuperHeavy, also auctioned some of his art collection. A Damien Hirst painting that the controversial British artist dedicated to Stewart sold for $1.6 million. more on this story

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