Trove of 1980s Madonna pop culture awaits auction

«Previous
6 of 7 Photos
Next »
Read the story
US Madonna Friends Estate
«
  • 80's Pop Culture Estate
  • 80's Pop Culture Estate
  • Madonna Frirends Estate
  • US Madonna Friends  Estate
  • US Madonna Friends Estate
  • US Madonna Friends Estate
  • US Madonna Frirends Estate
»
US Madonna Friends Estate
A St. Petersburg firm will auction a collection of art and memorabilia from pop star Madonna’s old roommate, including an album entitled "Burning Up" shown Tuesday Jan. 21, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Martin Burgoyne was a British-born artist who was Madonna’s roommate in Manhattan and a key figure in her career before she became famous. Burgoyne died of AIDS in 1986. His parents are auctioning off a collection that is like a 1980's time capsule. It includes art from Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, along with several photos of a young Madonna before she became famous. The auction will take place Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)