Major works by Mark Rothko and Roy Lichtenstein brought in over $88 million at a Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art on the Upper East Side.
The 1961 Pop art painting, titled “Electric Cord,” was recovered in July at a New York storage warehouse, according to the District Attorney investigating the disappearance of the painting.
Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis” sold Wednesday for $37 million and works by Roy Lichtenstein and Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei broke their own records at Sotheby’s contemporary art sale.
Authorities are ramping up their effort to solve a Manhattan mystery: Who drilled a hole into the home of a beef fortune heir and stole a collection of iconic artworks by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol?
The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the theft of several renowned pieces of artwork from a Greenwich Village apartment last month.