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[teacherartexchange] Valuing Art (Aesthetic Issues) - Auctions - NY Times articles


From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu May 17 2007 - 07:35:12 PDT

Dear Art Educators,

Those of you looking for current events will be interested in these
two New York Times articles - good for aesthetic issues (valuing art).

A Warhol and Others Break Records in a Vigorous Sale That Itself Makes
Auction History
Buyers at Christie's last night made it the most successful sale of
postwar and contemporary art ever.

Rothko Breaks a Record for Contemporary Art
A mysterious bearded collector paid $72.8 million for Mark Rothko's
"White Center (Yellow, Pink and Lavender on Rose)" at Sotheby's on

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Judy Decker

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