In 1969, Lisanne Skyler’s parents bought an Andy Warhol “Brillo Box (3¢ Off)” sculpture for $1,000. An exact replica of a shipping carton for Brillo soap pads, Warhol’s Brillo Boxes were at first dismissed by the art world. But 40 years later, with Warhol’s reputation as a contemporary-art visionary long secured, the same piece sold for more than $3 million at a record-breaking Christie’s auction. Read More

EVENT COVERAGE

Director Lisanne Skyler on the Family Box and the Changing Market

How an innocuous box defined one of the 20th century’s most famed artists and the life of a young Manhattan family.

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How a Childhood Photo Inspired an Exploration of Risk and Reward

The director of Brillo Box (3¢ Off) on growing up in New York’s art scene, appreciating Warhol, and remembering her family through pop art.

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