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DoneWed, Jun 15, 2016 6:00 PM GMT

Celebrity Art Auction

RoGallery.com Auctions will be holding a very special auction of The Estate of Baird Jones' Celebrity & Serial Killer Artworks at 2pm EST on Wednesday June 15th. Please Note: # at the end of the auction lot tile denotes an item that is not from the Baird Jones Estate Baird Jones was active in the New York City club and celebrity scene in the 1980s and 1990s, potentially working at Studio 54, The Warhol Factory, Max?s Kansas City and other similar scenester places to be. He was well known as a writer for Rush & Molloy gossip column in the New York Daily News, Artnet, and an art curator for Webster Hall in the East Village. Baird Jones was a noted collector of artworks created by celebrities, such as a portrait of Andy Warhol by Jeff Bridges, Flowers by Gloria Vanderbilt, Self Portraits by John Lennon and so on. The sale will also include many rare drawings by noted serial killers like Charles Manson, John Wayne Gacy and Richard Ramirez. The collection was donated to one of Baird?s best friend ?Hoop? a.k.a. Stephen Douglas Hooper, an artist himself famous for his ?Hoopmobiles? art cars that could be seen around New York City in the 80s and 90s. Hoop himself passed away in 2012 and this will be the first time any of these artworks will have been at market. Featured Artists: Anthony Quinn, Lawrence Schiller, Muhammad Ali, Andy Warhol, Kenny Scharf, John Gotti, Miles Davis, Robert Mapplethorpe, Henry Lee Lucas, John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, Fred Astaire, Gloria Vanderbilt, Kurt Vonnegut, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Martin Wong & many more! On this website you can register for the auction, view the entire catalog and once registered you can place absentee bids prior to the sale and bid in real-time during the auction. Contact our auction specialists with any questions: art@rogallery.com or (+1)718-937-0901 World-Wide Shipping & Framing Options Available for all items won! _______________________________________________________ Buyer's Premium 20%