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Record-Breaking Auction of Post War and Contemporary Art

Sotheby’s New York, realized the highest total ever for an auction of Post War and Contemporary Art. Masterpieces of Abstract Expressionism, Color Field Painting, Pop Art and more fetched over $375 million. The star was Rothko’s scintillating Royal Red and Blue of 1954. Congratulations to my old friends, Anthony Grant and Leslie Prouty, for their [...]

Fall Auctions: Cézanne, Femme Nue Debout

Over the next few days, Sotheby’s auction house, my old stomping grounds, will join Christie’s to offer $1 billion with a ‘B’ worth of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Art. Enjoy this lovely close look at a Cézanne nude in case it is sold to a private collection ne’er to be seen again. It’s crass, but [...]

Van Gogh’s Letters

The letters of Vincent Van Gogh have long been a rich and valuable insight into the art and mind of this genius. Now, The Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, has made these letters available online. The site features the letters’ texts (with translations) and facsimiles of the sheets. What’s more the letters have been extensively annotated, [...]

Explore Thomas Cole

To enrich your enjoyment of the Hudson River School exhibition on loan from the New-York Historical Society on veiw at the SDMA on campus…. [...]