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Schlumberger Collection Could Fetch $85 M. At Auction

On Monday, Sotheby’s announced that a block of modern and contemporary art from the personal collection of Pierre and Sao Schlumberger is expected to sell for upwards of $85 million when it goes to auction this November. Highlights of the sale … Read More


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Morning Links: Breakdancing Edition

“Louvre director plans its grand revamp.” [The Art Newspaper] In an impressive reporting performance, Katya Kazakina at Bloomberg explains why three paintings owned by Rachel “Bunny” Mellon won’t appear in upcoming auctions. The three works, two by Mark Rothko and … Read More


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Veritas! After Six Years, Harvard Art Museums’ Renzo Piano Home Is Nearly Ready: A Peek Inside

Curators at the Harvard Art Museums are spending the summer installing works in the new Renzo Piano-designed building, which has significantly boosted the university’s ability to display its wide-ranging collections. They’re working toward November 16, the date when Harvard’s Fogg … Read More


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Reading into Tracey Emin’s Baby Blanket

A collaboration between Sarah Lucas and Tracey Emin reflects feelings about comfort and Rothko Read More


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Resurrecting Chagall’s Jewish Jesus

Marc Chagall’s Crucifixions are in a startling Jewish Museum show that overturns popular notions of his work Read More


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Cross Current: Byzantine Connections at the Menil

Crucifixions and reflections from then and now in a show linking present and past Read More


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Mark Rothko, Iphigenia and the Sea/Horizontal Phantasy, 1943, oil on canvas, 353⁄4" x 48".  Portland Art Museum.

When Rothko Was Rothkowitz

Mark Rothko at the Portland Art Museum Read More


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A Gambler with Guts

A new book recounts how Ernst Beyeler became one of the world’s most powerful modern-art dealers Read More


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Waves of Light

From bulbs to neon and fluorescent tubing to LEDs and other electronic creations, artists are using light—as material and subject—to comment on everything from advertising to spirituality. Read More