Anthony Caro, the leading British sculptor of his generation, died yesterday of a heart attack. He was 89.
In February 1976, a visitor to London’s Tate Gallery took out a bottle of blue food dye and poured it over Carl Andre’s “Equivalent VIII” (1966) -- an orderly stack of 120 sand-lime firebricks.
A Manhattan art dealer pleaded guilty to selling more than $30 million in fake works purportedly created by Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and other renowned 20th century artists.
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.
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.
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).
An art dealer accused of conspiring to sell $30 million in fake works purportedly by masters including Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, pleaded not guilty in federal court in New York.
A tax exile and his wife sneak back to the U.K. for some time alone at home.
The high-end art market plowed ahead in 2012 as collectors looked for alternatives to the stock market volatility amid the European debt crisis and concerns in the U.S. about a new budget.
Growing demand for contemporary art helped sales climb 10 percent at Christie’s International in 2012, even as its market contracted in Asia and the Middle East.
"that he had strong roots here, that he had history here."
- Mark Rothko on Apr 29, 2013