John Moran auction posts strong prices across diverse categories

 

This large-scale oil by Russ Vickers (1923-1997) exhibits the artist’s skillful use of light and shadow. The work realized $4,500. John Moran Auctioneers image

This large-scale oil by Russ Vickers (1923-1997) exhibits the artist’s skillful use of light and shadow. The work realized $4,500. John Moran Auctioneers image

 

MONROVIA, Calif. – John Moran’s April 16 Decorative Art Auction was the third auction of 2016 featuring Modern and Contemporary works of Western art from the Estate of Phoebe Hearst Cooke. The sale also featured Native American items from the Pasadena estate of Margaret Eaton Brown Fleming and paintings and furniture from the Brentwood estate of actor Carroll O’Connor and his wife, Nancy.

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National Gallery seeks info about Mark Rothko works on paper

Mark Rothko, American, born Russia, 1903 - 1970 'Untitled,' 1969, acrylic on paper. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation Inc. Copyright © 2005 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko

Mark Rothko  (American, born Russia, 1903 – 1970), ‘Untitled,’ 1969, acrylic on paper. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation Inc. Copyright © 2005 Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko

 

WASHINGTON — The National Gallery of Art maintains the largest public collection of art by the American artist Mark Rothko (1903–1970). Following the publication in 1998 of its landmark catalogue raisonné of Rothko’s works on canvas, the gallery embarked on research into Rothko’s works on paper. The culmination of this effort will be an online resource compiling the drawings, watercolors and paintings on paper. Expected to be launched to the public in phases between 2016 and 2018, the online resource will be followed in 2020 by a two-volume catalogue raisonné print publication.
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Park workers in Spain unearth huge Roman coin trove

The portrait of Gaius Emporer Flavius Valerius Constantinus on a Roman coin. Image by Atzmonit. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International, 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license.

Portrait of Gaius Emporer Flavius Valerius Constantinus on a Roman coin. Image by Atzmonit. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International, 3.0 Unported, 2.5 Generic, 2.0 Generic and 1.0 Generic license.

 

MADRID (AP) – Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 1,300-pound trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery.

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