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Cy Twombly’s Untitled (NYC) (1968) sold for $70.5 million.COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale Hauls In $294.9 M., Setting Twombly Record at $70.5 M. in an ‘Infectious’ Salesroom

An enormous round of applause rang out in the Sotheby’s salesroom following its contemporary art evening sale tonight in New York, as the auction house wrapped perhaps the first solidly positive sale of the past week, totaling $294.9 million, over a low … Read More

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Cy Twombly, "Untitled 1968 (New York City)."COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Proceeds From Sale of $60 M. Cy Twombly Will Benefit Wilshire Boulevard Temple

On November 11, Sotheby’s in New York will sell Cy Twombly’s Untitled, 1968 (New York City), with estimated price exceeding $60 million, according to the auction house. The painting comes from the collection of philanthropist Audrey Irmas, and the sale … Read More

Cy Twombly, Untitled (New York City), 1970.COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Christie’s Nets $177.9 M. at Contemporary Sale in London, Led by $30 M. Twombly

It has been a roaring week for the contemporary art market in London. Last night, Sotheby’s sold £123.5 million (or about $188.2 million) worth of art at its annual postwar and contemporary sale across 65 lots (out of 75 on … Read More

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Christie’s Contemporary Art Sale Nets $852.9 M., All-Time Auction Record

Records fall for Twombly, Ruscha, Doig, Kippenberger, Sturtevant, Price, and more Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26“The Library Vaccine” at Artists Space “The Library Vaccine presents a number of discrete collections of books in order to sample art’s distinctive relationship to the book form in its singularity, and in its states of reproduction, distribution … Read More

Julian Schnabel, Ozymandias, 1990, oil, resin, gesso, and leather on sailcloth. COURTESY ROBERT MCKEEVER/©2014 JULIAN SCHNABEL/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY GAGOSIAN GALLERY

‘Julian Schnabel: View of Dawn in the Tropics’ at Gagosian

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Lee Walton, Angry Birds (Poached Eggs, Level 16), 2011, charcoal on paper. KRAUSHAAR GALLERIES, NEW YORK.

Poached Eggs: Drawings Based on Angry Birds

A popular video game inspired Lee Walton’s abstract artworks Read More


The Artist as Philanthropist

At a time when government and corporate support is decreasing, artists’ foundations are becoming increasingly influential Read More

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Still Market Runs Deep

Ab Ex Master among “recession-proof” artists at auction Read More


Geometry of Stardust

Dorothea Rockburne at the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York Read More


Say It with Flowers—or Gourds, Goats, Fur Cups, or Fried Eggs

The interpretation of sexual symbols in art is everywhere. But what we view as erotic often tells us less about the artists than it does about our own sensibilities. Read More

Realist paintings from the 1960s by Gerhard Richter, like Der Kongress (Professor Zander), 1965, can sell for as much as $10 million. ©CHRISTIE’S IMAGES

The 10 Most Expensive Living Artists

Tracking the highest prices paid for contemporary artworks. Read More