A diamond-encrusted portrait of Princess Diana has sold for £1 million 20 years after her death in Paris. The oil painting, which is two metres square and has £100,000 worth of the jewels embedded in the canvas, was sold to a private collector in America.
Steven Smith caught up with superstar contemporary artist Lincoln Towny as seen in MilliOnAir Global Magazine May issue. THE MOST TALKED ABOUT CONTEMPORARY ARTIST at the moment has to be Hackney born Lincoln Townley. Described as the new Warhol, the 46-year-old has taken the art world by storm in just four years.
Art & Luxury News The London Art Merchants team of consultants, led by Paul Craven, boast several years of experience when it comes to guiding seasoned and novice collectors alike with their investments. Self-taught, Lincoln Townley faced many a rejection from galleries who refused to represent him.
In an extraordinary event at Virgin Money, British artist Lincoln Townley made the first public display of three paintings from his new Surprise Collection together with a portrait of business Icon, Sir Richard Branson. The Surprise Collection is the most visceral and intense collection Townley has painted and is already attracting huge interest from new […]
Art is a great way to diversify a portfolio, but the lack of income means it’s a no go for some investors. But with buy-to-lease art, investors can have their cake and eat it too. Art investors have traditionally relied on capital gains to generate returns over the medium-to-long term by buying the right artist […]
Hace 30 años falleció en Nueva York el padre del pop art. La obra de quien en vida fue tildado de superficial y de haberse rendido ante el consumismo, sigue vigente hasta la actualidad, en que museos y galerías de arte en Londres, Nueva York, Ciudad de México, Madrid y Santiago lo conmemoran.
New portrait of Andy Warhol to go on display in Mayfair A new portrait of Andy Warhol is going on show tomorrow – 30 years after the pioneering pop artist’s death aged 58. Painter Lincoln Townley’s work is inspired by a series of photographs of Warhol by Karen Bystedt, who was a teenager when she […]
LINGERIE entrepreneur Michelle Mone has commissioned a £50,000 painting as a birthday present for her new billionaire partner. Baroness Mone enlisted the help of contemporary artist Lincoln Townley to depict new boyfriend Doug Barrowman for his 52nd birthday.
BAFTA LA announced last week the launch of its Access for All campaign, a commitment to ensuring that talented individuals are offered a clear pathway to careers in the entertainment industry, uninhibited by background, demographics or personal circumstance. The campaign will drive funds towards BAFTA LA’s acclaimed scholarship, education and community initiatives, allowing the organization […]