Farrah Fawcett’s Warhol/Haring-Signed Arm Cast, $800K Teapot, and More Fresh News

 

Arm cast Farrah Fawcett wore after injuring her wrist in the early 1980s, signed by Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, with additional doodles. Auction estimate: $10,000-$15,000. Palm Beach Modern Auctions image

News and updates from around the arts and auction community:

  • An archive of the late Farrah Fawcett’s personal property and art (she was also a talented sculptor) will be auctioned on March 3rd in Florida. The lineup includes a cast Fawcett wore after injuring her wrist in the early 1980s. What’s so special about it? It was signed by the Charlie’s Angels star’s friends Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, who both added distinctive doodles. [Read more and bid through LiveAuctioneers]
  • A broken teapot purchased in 2016 for a mere $21 has sold at auction for $800,000. After the consignor bought the vessel, which was missing its lid and had a broken handle, it was identified as one of the first teapots made in America. [Read more from The Independent]
  • Liza Minnelli will auction iconic pieces of her career in May, including her famous Cabaret costume, Halston gowns and even items that belonged to her legendary mother, Judy Garland. Minnelli said she wants to simplify and “downsize” her life. [Read more from Page Six]
  •  If you thought Tasmanian tigers were cats, think again. They were named that because of the stripes on their lower backs, but they actually looked more like Australia’s wild dogs, or dingos. CT scans have yielded new information about the now-extinct creatures.  [Read more from Art Daily]

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