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Gerhard Richter

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  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction
    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...
  • Around Town: Marilyn, Lucy and Kristy McNichol hit the big screen

     
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting a two-day retrospective, "Grand Designs: Mid-Century Life in the Movie," at the Leo S. Bing Theater, in conjunction with the closing weekend of the exhibition, "California Design 1930-1965: Living in a...
  • Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $87 million at auction
    An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter. Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...
  • What's new in London since the last big royal wedding

    What's new in London since the last big royal wedding
    So you hate royal weddings. Or you love them. Or maybe you've caught yourself attending to arcane details of Prince William and Kate Middleton's plans for April 29, but you can't say exactly why. Here's one reason: They defy time. Start with just the...
  • Sigmar Polke dies at 69; German artist

    Sigmar Polke dies at 69; German artist
    Sigmar Polke, a German artist who along with Gerhard Richter launched the Capitalist Realism painting movement in 1963 as a response to pop art, died Thursday in Cologne, Germany. He was 69 and had cancer. Polke, an influential painter, graphic artist...
  • Banksy, Damien Hirst works draw high prices in London

     
    Works by British artists Banksy and Damien Hirst were recently on the auction block....
  • Andy Warhol's Elvis Presley painting could sell for $50 million

     
    Andy Warhol would have another headline for his scrapbook. The prince of pop art’s portrait of Elvis Presley is set for the Sotheby's auction block and is expected to fetch $30 million to $50 million....
  • Edvard Munch's 'Scream' headed for auction at Sotheby's

     
    A version of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is expected to bring in $80 million or more at a Sotheby's auction in New York. The sale, which was announced this week and is scheduled for May, will feature a version of the famous image created by the...
  • Gunter Sachs' art collection heading to auction

     
    A trove of modern art owned by the late Gunter Sachs, the multi-millionaire European industrialist and playboy, will hit the auction block in May and is expected to bring in more than $31 million, according to Sotheby's....
  • Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter works bring in millions at auction

     
    A painting by Francis Bacon brought in $33.2 million at a Christie's auction this week. A Gerhard Richter painting sold for for approximately $15.6 million....
  • Art review: Whitney Bedford at Susanne Vielmetter

     
    Leah Ollman reviews new paintings by Whitney Bedford at Susanne Vielmetter...