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Gerhard Richter

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jimmy Kimmel denies he bought Bea Arthur painting [Updated]

    Jimmy Kimmel denies he bought Bea Arthur painting [Updated]
    [Updated] Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter late Friday to deny that he was the buyer of John Currin's nude Bea Arthur painting, contradicting an earlier tweet confirming that he was. He also denied that he had given the painting to fellow comedian Jeffrey...
  • Monster Mash: LACMA, new movie museum; La Plaza de Cultura in trouble

     
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is teaming up with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on a new movie museum located in the LACMA West building. La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in downtown L.A. faces serious financial and organizational...
  • Monster Mash: Pattinson for 'Idiot' movie? O'Neill's lost play

     
    A recently discovered one-act play by Eugene O'Neill, titled "Exorcism," has been published. The new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was formally dedicated in a ceremony over the weekend in Washington....
  • Art review: William Daniels at Marc Foxx Gallery

     
    Christopher Knight reviews William Daniels' new paintings at Marc Foxx Gallery....
  • Leonardo da Vinci gets his first museum show of paintings

     
    Leonardo da Vinci's first museum show of paintings is on view in London....
  • Art review: Whitney Bedford at Susanne Vielmetter

     
    Leah Ollman reviews new paintings by Whitney Bedford at Susanne Vielmetter...