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Breaking: Rothko Seagram Mural Painting Vandalized at Tate Modern in London

Monday, October 8th, 2012

London – “Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes” at Pace London, October 4th through November 17th, 2012

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Go See – London: Rothko in Britain at Whitechapel Gallery through February 26, 2012

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Totals $301.7M; Warhol & Rothko Are Top Lots

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Tuesday Nov. 9th Realizes $222.5M; Warhol and Rothko are Top Lots

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

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 – Lausanne, Switzerland: Cézanne to Rothko at Fondation l’Hermitage, Featuring Braque, Warhol, Ernst, Twombly, Giacometti, Bacon, Renoir, Monet, and more, through October 25, 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

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

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London. Results were overall dissapointing, Bacon, Rothko go unsold

Friday, February 13th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s “The Modern Age,” the Alice Lawrence and Hillman family collections sell for less than 50% of estimate as Rothko and Manet headliners are pulled

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Go See: Rothko Retrospective at Tate Modern, London, opening today through February 19

Friday, September 26th, 2008

In separate events, Qatar’s ruling family buys $72.8M Rothko, $52.7M Bacon, $19M Hirst

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Go See: Rothko Retrospective, Munich, February 8 – April 27

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Mark Rothko

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Rothko’s No. 15 may Sell for $40 Million

Friday, January 11th, 2008

Las Vegas Casino Magnate Settles in Knoedler Forgery Case Against Historian Oliver Wick

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

W Magazine Profiles Curators Behind Whitney Biennial

Friday, March 17th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 7th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, March 7th – 8th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Whitney Museum Hires Rujeko Hockley and Marcela Guerrero as Assistant Curators

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

New York Times Previews Whitney Biennial

Friday, November 18th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 17th, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016
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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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