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Mark Rothko Leads Christie’s May New York Sale with $40 Million Estimate

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Sotheby’s Offering Yellow and Blue Mark Rothko in New York Next Month

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Mark Rothko Works Dominate Private Sale of Bunny Mellon Collection

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Latvian City Opens Mark Rothko Arts Center

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Go See – Moscow: Mark Rothko – Into the Unknown World, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture on view until August 14, 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Go See – Liverpool: Mark Rothko “The Seagram Murals” at Tate Liverpool through March 21, 2010

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

Go See: Mark Rothko and JMW Turner at the BP British Art Displays at the Tate Britain through July 26th 2009

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Mark Rothko

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Christie’s Announces Rauschenberg and Rothko Top Lots for London Sales Next Month

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Portland Art Museum Announces Major Expansion and Loan from Rothko Famly

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Bloomberg Looks at Competitive Market for Big Ticket Auction Sales

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Ann Freedman to Settle in Case Over Forged Rothko

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Christopher Rothko Testifies at Knoedler Gallery Trial

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

The New Yorker Takes a Unique Look at Harvard’s Restored Rothko Murals

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Christie’s New York Post-War Sale Led by Rothko Stripe Painting from 1958

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Harvard to Return Rothko Murals to Public View Using Lighting System

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Rothko Vandal Publishes Op-Ed in The Guardian Apologizing, Restating his Principles

Friday, May 16th, 2014

WSJ Profiles One Collector’s Struggles to Authenticate a Rothko Painting

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Chemistry Drives Rothko Restoration at Harvard

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Lawsuit Filed Against Sotheby’s Over Privacy of Rothko Sale

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Malibu Couple Files Lawsuit Against Knoedler Gallery Over Fake Rothko, de Kooning

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Ponzi Scheme Victim Awarded Over $33 Million in Art, including Warhol, Rothko, Lichtenstein

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Qatari Wealth Plays Out in the International Market

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Knoedler Gallery Accused of Selling Forged Rothko

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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