Art News

Art musts of the week: 11 - 17 May 2015

  • By Alexia Werrie


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 

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