Mark Rothko News
Accused Master Art Forger Tracked Down in Shanghai
US Says Artist Created Fake Rothkos and Pollocks that Fooled Art Experts and Billionaire Buyers
Stage Version of 'Frozen' Musical Changes Its Director
Some changes are coming in the kingdom of Arendelle: Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage has been officially unveiled to helm the upcoming stage musical "Frozen."
The Priciest Art at World's Most Expensive Art Auction Ever
An art sale at Christie's in New York brought in a record $745 million, the highest total for a single auction in art market history, achieving record prices for works 10 artists. The post-war and contemporary art sale on Tuesday was expected to bring in $500 million, but it surpassed the auction
Art Dealer Accused of Selling Millions in Fakes Arrested in Spain
A Spanish art dealer suspected of selling millions of dollars of counterfeit work over a period of more than 15 years was arrested in a luxury hotel in Seville, southern Spain, officials said Sunday. Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz was wanted by authorities in the United States in connection with the
N.Y. Art Dealer Accused of Scamming Galleries With Fake Works by Rothko, Pollock, de Kooning
A New York art dealer is accused scamming two prominent Manhattan art galleries out of millions of dollars after she allegedly sold them counterfeit works she claimed had been painted by famous artists like Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning over a period of 15 years, according to
Rothko Mural Vandal Says He Made It More Valuable
A man who claims he defaced a mural by Mark Rothko in London's Tate Modern museum told ABC News today that by scrawling his name on the artwork with a black marker he has made it more valuable. The mural, one of Rothko's Seagram series, was marred Sunday when someone wrote "Vladimir Umanets 12" and
10 great places in Lyle Lovett's Houston
Lyle Lovett knows his hometown of Houston will be packed with basketball fans for the NCAA Final Four tournament. But the Grammy winner says the city can wow visitors year-round. "I love the city I grew up in," the singer/songwriter says. "And I've chosen to live here as an adult." He shares some
An Artsy White House?
The White House today released a list of 45 artworks that will decorate the Obamas private residence, West Wing offices, and the East Wing. The First lady’s office says Michelle Obama worked with curators from the White House and the museums to select each of the pieces.
London for Free: Tips to Pinch Pounds
Home to Russian oligarchs, Saudi princes and, of course, British royals, it's no surprise London ranks as the world's most expensive city, according to a report by UBS. But in this city of deep pockets, it's still possible, with some savvy planning, to stay, eat and experience the best of London on