An undocumented Mark Rothko painting could fetch as much as $22 million at Christie’s in New York next month as collectors from Moscow to Qatar vie for trophy art.
Sotheby’s has scored two major consignments ahead of the big November art auctions, with a Pablo Picasso and a Mark Rothko that together could sell for as much as $70 million.
A 1951 drip painting by Jackson Pollock sold for $40.4 million at Sotheby’s in New York tonight, setting an auction record for the Abstract Expressionist artist (1912-1956).
"that he had strong roots here, that he had history here."
- Mark Rothko on Apr 29, 2013