Art In America

Backstory: Family Circus

Alexander Calder’s grandson recalls a family visit by the modern master on his way to the opening of his 1964 Guggenheim Museum retrospective.

When is a Rembrandt Not a Rembrandt?: Forgeries at Fordham

In a unique take on the traditional summer group show, "Caveat Emptor" airs one of the art world's most sensitive topics, the difficulty of distinguishing between worthless knock-offs and priceless originals. Forgeries of works by artists such as...

Christie’s Contemporary Sale Shatters Records, Led by Rothko

As the Dow fell for the sixth consecutive day, the world's wealthiest rallied to spend a record $388.5 million on art at Christie's last night. The haul made this the most successful auction of contemporary art, edging by the previous record of $384.6...

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