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Gerhard Richter

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  • Review: Miles Coolidge digs for meaning

    Review: Miles Coolidge digs for meaning
    The rich coal deposits at Bergwerk Prosper-Haniel mines in Germany’s Ruhr Valley are what lurk beneath the industrial towers shown in many of Bernd and Hilla Becher’s classic Minimalist photographs from the late 1960s and '70s. For his most...
  • Review: Morgan Fisher gets contemplative over color

    Review: Morgan Fisher gets contemplative over color
    Found art, or paintings and sculptures not originally made by an artist or even with art in mind, is a modern phenomenon heading toward its formal centennial anniversary next year. In 1915 Marcel Duchamp coined the term “readymade,” annoying...
  • Kandinsky painting sells for $21.2 million at Christie's auction

    Kandinsky painting sells for $21.2 million at Christie's auction
    A painting by Wassily Kandinsky has sold for $21.2 million at a Christie's auction of Impressionist and Modern works of art in London. The auction on Tuesday brought in a hefty total of $100.4 million, but the sale lacked any major surprises. ...
  • Monet painting fetches $30.8 million in auction bidding battle

    Monet painting fetches $30.8 million in auction bidding battle
    A painting by Claude Monet fetched $30.8 million at a Sotheby's auction in London on Wednesday after a bidding battle jacked up the selling price of the work. The auction of Impressionist and Modern art brought in a total of $165.9 million. Monet's...
  • Claire Ashley's paintings misbehave

    Claire Ashley's paintings misbehave
    It isn't often a painting makes you want to bounce against it. Or crawl under it, swing it over your shoulder, parade around with it, hug and squeeze it tight, or lay your head to rest on it. This isn't akin to wanting to enter the seamy, tinted world...
  • Review: What's Next? Ensemble deftly explores space, time, place

     Review: What's Next? Ensemble deftly explores space, time, place
    It was only natural that "Naturale" would serve as the centerpiece for the What's Next? Ensemble's micro-series program Saturday night at Monk Space, designed to explore "musical concepts of space, time and place." Luciano Berio's score for viola,...
  • Andy Warhol sale breaks record as Steven A. Cohen unloads art

    An Andy Warhol work depicting a gruesome car crash has sold for $105.4 million at auction, a record amount for the pop artist. The sale was made Wednesday evening at a Sotheby's auction of contemporary art in New York. The auction also featured the sale...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's fan moment, dueling 'Hercules,' '50 Shades' heart

    Jennifer Lawrence's fan moment, dueling 'Hercules,' '50 Shades' heart
    There are weeks when popular culture functions as if unified by a single, invisible thread, powered ever forward by ego, ambition and staggering sums of cash. At other times, the culture seems to operate in a continuous feedback loop, trumpeting and...
  • Artworks by Barnett Newman and Gerhard Richter set auction records

    Artworks by Barnett Newman and Gerhard Richter set auction records
    A painting by Barnett Newman set an artist record at auction on Tuesday, selling for $43.8 million in New York. Sotheby's had expected "Onement VI," an abstract work in dark blue, to go for between $30 million and $40 million. The sale was part of a...
  • Giant 'Rubber Duck' deflates in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor

    Giant 'Rubber Duck' deflates in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor
    A popular art installation in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor is no longer making waves. A 54-foot rubber duck, designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, started deflating Tuesday, and by Wednesday, the piece looked like a flattened yellow pancake bobbing...
  • Topless Beatrice Arthur painting part of record $495-million auction

    Did it come with a card attached that says, "Thank you for being a friend"? A 1991 painting depicting a topless Bea Arthur that was created by artist John Currin has sold at an auction Wednesday for $1.9 million. The sale was part of a larger Christie's...