Damaged Goods: The 10 Best Abused Artworks Ever
Two bullet holes in Andy Warhol’s 1972 screenprint of Mao. The reason the piece was coveted has to do with the shooter as much as it has to do with the artist and subject matter. During a wild night in the 1970s, Dennis Hopper got spooked by the picture and shot it twice. Warhol loved the results and annotated the holes with circles and the words “warning shot” and “bullet hole,” which made the work an unplanned collaboration.