| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Abstract paintings and sculptures were once the gold standard of Modern art. They spoke of adventurous aesthetic expeditions into hitherto unexplored visual realms.
Since the 1950s the figurative banner was held high by marvelous painters such as...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Early Thursday morning in Hollywood, Regen Projects gallery feels like a theater in the hours before the launch of a new production.
Works of art sit patiently in corners and hallways, waiting to be called to their places. Here, a visceral sculpture...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:20 PM
"Triple Elvis," a 1963 Andy Warhol silkscreen depicting the king of rock 'n' roll in triplicate, sold for $81.9 million at an auction of postwar and contemporary art at Christie's in New York on Wednesday. The sale, which featured 82 individual pieces,...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:54 AM
A canvas by Mark Rothko sold for $45 million and an American flag painting by Jasper Johns fetched $36 million Tuesday at a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art in New York that featured nearly 80 works and brought in a total of $343.7 million.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:41 PM
New trustees at MOCA, vandalism at the national parks, early satellite images of Antarctica, and the beguiling installation sculptures produced by the protesters in Hong Kong. Plus, everything Frank Gehry and Cannibal Shia LaBeouf. It's the Round-Up:...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A work by Gerhard Richter that belonged to the late collector and philanthropist Linda Pace will be sold at an auction in November to help fund the creation of a new art space for Pace's foundation in Texas.
Christie's will sell Richter's 1992...
| Jan 13, 2014
Control comes up a lot in conversations with and about Derek Lam. A year ago, the fashion designer and his business partner bought back their company from a conglomerate, about six months after Lam left his side job at Tod's. The dedication to his...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Hass was among the most public of United States poet laureates when he took “the very odd job” in the 1990s, saying he wanted “to go where poets don’t go.”
On Saturday evening he will take...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:35 AM
A painting by Francis Bacon sold at a Christie's auction in London on Thursday for £42.4 million (about $70 million), exceeding the estimated selling price and representing a record price at auction for a single panel by the artist.
A Bacon triptych...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:00 PM
NEW YORK — What is a photograph?
From photography's very beginning, there has always been more than one answer to that question. On the medium's official launch in 1839, a photograph was both a precise, one-of-a-kind image permanently fixed on a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:31 AM
On the fourth floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art right now stands a phalanx of mannequins sporting plaid button-downs, tinfoil bandeaux, flower leis, ski caps and cowboy hats, designer jeans, velvet tailcoats and many less easily identifiable...