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Detail of the 1955 painting by Mark Rothko, “Untitled (Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Light Orange),” from the estate of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon.  It sold for nearly $36.5 million on Nov.  10, 2014.
Bunny Mellon's Rothkos Top $158.7 Million Sale
Rachel Lambert Mellon, known as Bunny, was an ardent supporter of Mark Rothko. The iconic abstract expressionist's dark blue-purple work from 1970 sold for nearly...
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Artist's rendering of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
Chicagoans Question Design, Location of Lucas Museum
Architect's renderings of the planned Lucas Museum of Narrative Art are not winning much support for the project in Chicago.
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600,000 sculptures to commemorate 600,000 WWI dead in Flanders
Conceptual Belgium-based artist Koen Vanmechelen has been selected to create a huge WW1 commemorative Land Art installation in Ypres, Flanders. The project titled Coming World Remember Me ...
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A Flanders field.
Ashmolean Museum
Anonymous Donor Pledges Seven-Figure Sum to Ashmolean Museum
At a press conference in London on Monday, Director of the Ashmolean Museum, Dr Alexander Sturgis, announced that an anonymous UK benefactor has pledged a seven-figure sum to match ...
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Spring (Le Printemps), 1881 by Manet.
Getty Museum Acquires Manet for Record $65.1 Million
The J. Paul Getty Museum has announced the acquisition at auction of Spring (Le Printemps), 1881 by the celebrated French painter Édouard Manet (1832-1883). The auction took place at ...
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Martín Ramírez (1895-1963) Untitled (Collaged Woman Atop Tiered Mound) 1953
With Its New Name, Metro Curates Announces Exciting 2015 Gallery Roster
The Art Fair Company has announced that it has changed the name of the Metro Show to Metro Curates. “We believe that the new name best reflects the curatorial aims of the fair,” says Fair ...
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18th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show, November 13-16, 2014
Boston, MA - Galleries from Europe, Canada and across the U.S. will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the ...
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