$44,000.00 for Andy in Clown Nose

Andy Warhol at the Hotel Bauer Lac, Zurich, Switzerland during Lent
Christopher Makos

20 March 2021

The event's live auction, conducted by Lydia Fenet, included a Robert Mapplethorpe print of Richard Gere, presented by Padma Lakshmi, which sold for $20,000. Cindy Crawford and Elizabeth Hurley joined on stage to auction off a "Roberto Cavalli's World" package, which included a trip to Milan to sit front row at Roberto Cavalli's womenswear fashion show during Milan Fashion Week, a backstage meet and greet with the designer and a personal styling session at his Milan boutique. The experience sold for $32,000. Stanley Tucci introduced an edition 1 of 100 Hublot watch made especially for amfAR, engraved with the signature of Dr. Mathilde Krim. Gloria Estefan modeled the watch, which sold for $30,000. The highest selling single lot of the night was an iconic Christopher Makos portrait of Andy Warhol. Debbie Harry introduced the piece, which fetched $44,000.