Art musts of the week: 11 - 17 May 2015

May 15, 2015

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction raised $379.7 million with fees from the sixty-three lots offered, according to the New York Times’ Scott Reyburn. Mark Rothko’s Untitled (Yellow and Blue), 1954, topped the evening, bringing in $46.45 million. Mark Grotjahn’s 2011 Untitled (Into and Behind the Green Eyes of the Tiger Monkey Face 43.18), also set a high for the artist, at $6.5 million. Artist Christopher Wool’s 1990 black-and-white, Riot, reached an auction high at $29.9 million.

Must see: Le Corbusier @Centre Pompidou -Paris 

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Also in Art News

Inside the studio of Mi-KL

April 20, 2016

Meeting with self-taught artist Mi-KL at his home in Rixensart. An invitation to vibrations and colors!

Read More


October 17, 2015

 Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World has opened on the 24th  June and is on until the 25th October 2015, featuring more than 100 works, from early carvings to the later works in bronze and wood. It also displays the personal photograph albums compiled with her second husband Ben Nicholson.

Read More


October 15, 2015

MUST OF THE WEEK: MUST KNOW: Twisted art museum by BIG to b built across a Norwegian river, MUST SEE: Anila Quayyum Agha’s ‘Intersections’ Sculpture Installed at Rice Gallery, MUST HAVE: A chair inspired by a line drawing from Picasso

Read More