Sotheby's Sets Record Thanks to $75M Rothko

$375M total for contemporary-art auction is biggest in house's history

By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 14, 2012 8:42 AM CST

(Newser) – What is it about Rothko that drives auction-goers wild? One of the painter's works went for $75 million at a contemporary-art auction yesterday, helping make the evening's total haul—$375 million—a record-setter in the category for Sotheby's, reports the Wall Street ...   Read full story »


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