This is the Rothko painting in questionTonight, Sotheby's is selling this untitled 1961 painting by Mark Rothko during its Contemporary Art Evening Auction; it's expected to sell for between $18 million and $25 million -- pocket change. But, according to Bloomberg, it's also the subject of a laws ... More >>
What's in a name?
If there's one thing that gets Jim Schutze going, it's the Trinity River Project -- oh, and being called a liar by Wick Allison. Not fond of that either. Wick Allison posted a little essay this morning on FrontBurner about how wrong-headed and unfair Jim Schutze has been in his -- which is to say, m ... More >>
Yesterday, we posted the story about how Robert Hoffman--local philanthropist, art collector and the civic leader behind The Dallas Plan--helped start National Lampoon when he was in his early 20s. Hoffman, as you know doubt know by now, died Sunday at the age 59 from acute myelogenous leukemia, wit ... More >>
Without Robert Hoffman (and Doug Kenney and Henry Beard), there would have been no National Lampoon. That would have sucked. If you've read The Dallas Morning News this morning, you know Robert Hoffman died yesterday at 59 of acute myelogenous leukemia. His death received mention on the front page o ... More >>
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