A letter pointed to a spot in Romania where a painting stolen from a Dutch museum in 2012 could be found. But what, exactly, was under the rock?
A plain glass vase, a few simple flowers. The photographer Abelardo Morell offers a paean to his feelings — and evokes a cavalcade of art heroes.
The visual artist and movie director has moved some pieces in the Musée d’Orsay’s collection, hanging his paintings alongside ones by van Gogh, Monet and Cézanne.
Artwork and antiques from the estate of David and Peggy Rockefeller went on the block at Christie’s and sales could reach $1 billion by week’s end.
At the Rockefeller auction at Christie’s, an embarrassment of riches representing an overview of the artist’s career.
Among the 64 lots sold on Thursday were 25 works from the collection of Steven and Ann Ames, which sold for $122.8 million.
The 1891 canvas sold at Christie’s on Wednesday night.
The sales of Impressionist, Modern and contemporary art that start Monday offer the first test of how the art market will react to a Trump presidency.