Sotheby’s bounced back from last week’s lackluster sales with its biggest-ever auction, setting records for six artists including Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline and Arshile Gorky.
A Gerhard Richter painting owned by Eric Clapton sold last night for a record 21.3 million pounds ($34.2 million) -- more than 30 times what he paid for it in 2001.
A trio of giant King Kong portraits greets visitors at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Manhattan’s Chelsea district.
Picasso’s lovers, Richard Serra’s steel and Andreas Gursky’s yacht-studded Monaco are the highlights of a $130 million trove Gagosian Gallery is taking for its first expedition to Brazil next month.
The Venice Architecture Biennale this year gives top billing to U.K. architects, starting with David Chipperfield.
Artworks from the collection of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. may raise another $16 million for its creditors as collectors and souvenir hunters snap up remains of the collapsed bank.
The Museum of Modern Art’s “Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000,” an omnivorous immersion in childish things, is a rarity these days: MoMA doing what MoMA does best.
The huge red lips hover over the landscape like a pair of sexy nuzzling blimps in Man Ray’s “Observatory Time -- the Lovers.”
Roy Lichtenstein’s 1961 painting of a man looking through a peephole sold for $43.2 million last night in New York, one of 13 records set at an auction of contemporary art by Christie’s International.
The Armory Show spreads over two hangar-size piers along the Hudson River in New York. It’s crowded and confusing.