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  • Three art shows in San Diego recall abstraction's prominence

    Abstract paintings and sculptures were once the gold standard of Modern art. They spoke of adventurous aesthetic expeditions into hitherto unexplored visual realms.
  • Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities

    Helen Molesworth, MOCA's new chief curator, relishes the possibilities
    On this dark, rainy afternoon, Museum of Contemporary Art chief curator Helen Molesworth is hunkered down inside her office, bundled up in the copious folds of a fuzzy, gray sweater — and she is making sausage. That's what Molesworth calls this...

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's auction

    Mark Rothko painting sells for $45 million at Sotheby's auction
    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.  The...

    Art from Bunny Mellon collection brings in $158.7 million at auction

    Art from the collection of the late Rachel Lambert Mellon -- known as Bunny Mellon -- brought in a total of $158.7 million at auction Monday. The Sotheby's auction in New York comprised 43 works of art, all of which sold, led by a Mark Rothko painting...

    Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))'s dark 'Soused': Judge it for yourself

    Scott Walker and Sunn 0)))'s dark 'Soused': Judge it for yourself
        Hardened, mesmerizing and residing within a realm "where no worm squirm," British crooner Scott Walker's collaboration with drone metal band Sunn 0))) is the darkened experimental underground's equivalent of Lou Reed working with Metallica. Except...