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Naked Monroe Shot Featured In Stellar Photographic Auction

A nude photograph of screen goddess MARILYN MONROE taken in the year of her death (1962) is one of 150 iconic images up for auction at Christie's in London. The risque portrait, taken by...

Warhol's 'Liz' Sells For $12.6 Million

ANDY WARHOL's famous portrait of DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR was sold for over $12.6 million (GBP6.6 million) at a high-profile contemporary art auction last night (10MAY05). The work of art - entitled LIZ - proved...

Madonna To Star In Movie For Free?

Pop superstar MADONNA has signed up to play a prostitute in a new movie - and was so desperate for the role she waived all payment. The MATERIAL GIRL has finally secured the chance...

Ben Hur + Jailhouse Rock Added To American Library

BEN HUR, ELVIS PRESLEY's JAILHOUSE ROCK, the original NUTTY PROFESSOR and films teaching children to "duck and cover" during the Cold War between Russia and America are being added to America's NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY....

Williams Sells His Art

Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS' painting talents have caught the attention of a private British art collector, who has bought four of his self-portraits. The ANGELS singer - who committed his likeness to canvas in...

Dylan's Concerns Over Factory Girl

Rocker BOB DYLAN is reportedly threatening to sue producers of a new movie about ANDY WARHOL's protegee EDIE SEDGWICK - because he's unhappy with the way he is portrayed. In FACTORY GIRL, Dylan has...

Dylan 'Threatens To Sue' Makers Of Warhol Movie

Music legend BOB DYLAN is reportedly threatening to sue makers of SIENNA MILLER's latest film, which depicts him in a raunchy love triangle with artist ANDY WARHOL and sixties party girl EDIE SEDGWICK. The...

Miller To Play Warhol Muse

Actress SIENNA MILLER is negotiating for one of cinema's most graphic roles ever - as artist ANDY WARHOL's muse EDIE SEDGWICK. The movie FACTORY GIRL will focus on the love triangle between Warhol, Sedgwick...

Celebrity Snapper Avedon Dies

Legendary American photographer RICHARD AVEDON has died. He was 81. The New York-born fashion and portrait photographer passed away earlier today (01OCT04) at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, following a brain haemorrhage during...

Aguilera Bares All For Lachappelle

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has disrobed for a new DAVID LaCHAPPELLE class shot of his favourite creative Los Angeles-based people. Wearing just white stilettos, looped earrings and a yellow bandana on her head, the singer, who...

Beyonce And Jay-z Spend Big On Art

DESTINY'S CHILD frontwoman BEYONCE KNOWLES and her rapper boyfriend JAY-Z have snapped up a treasure trove of art - for close to $1 million (GBP550,000). The CRAZY IN LOVE beauty and her beau have...

Warhol's Legacy To Lou Reed

Rocker LOU REED is still haunted by the legacy of friend and former manager ANDY WARHOL. The legendary artist/director/producer managed Reed's band THE VELVET UNDERGROUND. And, seventeen years after his death, the singer insists...

Clinton: I Feel Sorry For Monica

Former American President BILL CLINTON feels desperately sorry for onetime mistress MONICA LEWINSKY - and blames himself for the pressure put upon her. The charismatic politician - who has just released his memoirs MY...

Paltrow To Star In Spielberg Big Brother Film?

Hollywood actress GWYNETH PALTROW has become so obsessed with British reality TV show BIG BROTHER, she hopes to turn it into a movie directed by STEVEN SPIELBERG. The OSCAR-winning beauty, who is well-known for...

Shaw Prepared For Death

Sixties icon SANDIE SHAW was convinced she was going to die from two operations to remove gall stones since her friend pop-artist ANDY WARHOL died from the same procedure. The EUROVISION Song Contest winner...

Nico's Life Told On The Big Screen

ANDY WARHOL muse and one-time VELVET UNDERGROUND star NICO is to have her amazing life turned into a new movie. Scottish director DAVID MACKENZIE, who created a storm of controversy with his NC-17-rated YOUNG...

Garner Up For Stage Role

Film and television star JENNIFER GARNER now wants to tread the boards - she's put herself forward for the lead role in a New York production of ANDY AND EDIE. The striking DAREDEVIL actress...

Dave Stewart To Open London's 'Factory'

Eighties rocker DAVE STEWART has spoken of his hopes for new superclub THE HOSPITAL, which is set to open in London next week (ends24OCT03). The $160 million (GBP100 million) venue is committed to the...

Rachel Stevens Looks To David Bowie For Album Inspiration

Pop sensation RACHEL STEVENS has displayed an unexpected admiration for rock legend DAVID BOWIE, by recreating his look for her new CD cover. The SWEET DREAMS MY L.A. EX singer's new album is called...

Warhol Twins Want Phillippe To Play Them

ANDY WARHOL's former confidants THE DUPONT TWINS are shopping their hellraising biopic around Hollywood - and they want RYAN PHILLIPPE to play both of them on the big screen. The brothers, RICHARD and ROBERT,...

Fawcett Gets Nude For Warhol Celebration

Sexy former CHARLIE'S ANGELS pin-up FARRAH FAWCETT is helping celebrate what would have been artist ANDY WARHOL's 75th birthday - by showing off her body. The actress has teamed up with sculptor KEITH EDMIER...

Lou Reed Honoured On Rockwalk

Veteran rock star LOU REED paid tribute to artist ANDY WARHOL as he was honoured for his musical achievements with a plaque on Hollywood's ROCKWALK. The WALK ON THE WILD SIDE singer, who was...

Michael Stipe: Remember Me For Haircut

REM rocker MICHAEL STIPE hopes to be remembered by future generations for some of the outrageous haircuts he wore in the Eighties. The SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE singer blames "losing his mind" for the resultant...

Bowie + Courtney In Dj Tribute

Interviews with DAVID BOWIE, COURTNEY LOVE, COLDPLAY, GWEN STEFANI and the late JOEY RAMONE will be included in a new documentary about legendary Los Angeles DJ RODNEY BINGENHEIMER. THE MAYOR OF SUNSET STRIP will...

Elizabeth Taylor Hits The Jackpot

DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR is taking a gamble with her new venture - she's to add her image and voice to a series of slot machines. The British-born screen legend, 71, is a big fan...

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