The ex-wife of Duran Duran star Nick Rhodes today sold the painting Andy Warhol gave them as a wedding gift for $149,000. Former supermodel Julie Anne Rhodes intends to use the proceeds to fund her latest venture as a personal chef.
But she tells Mail Online that today’s auction at Christie’s in New York was bittersweet. admitting: ‘I feel a little bit emotional – and I wasn’t expecting to feel so attached to a thing. ‘It’s like saying goodbye to Andy all over again.’
The godfather of pop culture Warhol gave the picture of a heart to Nick and Julie upon their wedding in August 1984.