Baltimore Museum of Art to sell 3 paintings, including Warhol’s ‘The Last Supper,’ to fund diversity initiatives

Andy Warhol’s ‘The Last Supper’ is one of 3 paintings the BMA is selling. (Photography BMA / HANDOUT) Andy Warhol’s “The Last Supper” is packing up the cutlery and getting ready to move out of Baltimore.

The Baltimore Museum of Art’s board of trustees voted Thursday night to have Sotheby’s auction house sell three significant — and, it could be argued, irreplaceable — modern artworks later this fall in an effort to expand ongoing diversity initiatives.

The three artworks are Warhol’s monumental 1986 silkscreen, “The Last Supper,” Brice Marden’s “3″ and “1957-G” by Clyfford Still, an artist who lived for a […]

Source: www.baltimoresun.com

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