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  • Mark Rothko’s Orange, Red, Yellow Painting Sets post-war Auction Record with $86.9 Million
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    Mark Rothko’s Orange, Red, Yellow Painting Sets post-war Auction Record with $86.9 Million

    Mark Rothko’s Orange, Red, Yellow has been sold for $86.9 million, the highest price ever fetched by a piece of contemporary art at auction. Works by modern art giants from Rothko and Pollock to Calder and Klein sparked furious bidding at Christie’s on Tuesday. A number of record-breaking prices sent the Post-war and contemporary art sale to […] More

  • Tobias Meyer, Sotheby’s Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art, selling The Scream.
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    Edvard Munch’s The Scream Artwork Sells for Record $119.9 million

    It is a Scream that has created an uproar in the world of art auctions and has become the most expensive painting. The only privately owned version of Edvard Munch’s The Scream set a world record Wednesday when it sold for $119.9 million at Sotheby’s in New York. The 1895 pastel which features a haunted figure in […] More

  • Children of the Sun
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    Western, Texas and American Indian Art Auctions Presented on Single Day

    R. Brownell McGrew’s evocative Children of the Sun, 1989 (estimate: $100,000+), Julian Onderdonk’s romantic Field of Bluebonnets with Trees (estimate: $60,000+) and a Mono Lake Paiute Polychrome Coiled Basket, c. 1930 (estimate: $50,000+) are some of the respective top lots in Heritage Auctions’ May 5 Western Art Signature Auction, Texas Art Signature Auction and Signature […] More

  • Edvard Munch's The Scream Artwork
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    Edvard Munch’s The Scream Masterpiece to Fetch $80 Million

    Sotheby’s will offer the only privately owned version of Edvard Munch’s masterpiece The Scream at an auction in New York on May 2, where it expects to fetch over $80 million, the highest pre-sale value the auctioneer has ever put on a work of art. The painting is owned by Norwegian businessman Petter Olsen, whose father […] More