2 June 2012

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Lunatic Gets Probation For Defacing £20m Clyfford Still Painting

The woman who attempted to deface a $30 million painting by the American abstract expressionist artist Clyfford Still in a Denver museum has been sentenced to two years of probation. The woman approached the picture  and punched it scratched it and rubbed her buttocks against it.  She will now have to undergo mental health treatment, […]

5 January 2012

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Obscene Attack On Clyfford Still Painting Worth Millions

Woman assaults Clyfford Still painting worth $40 million, punching and scratching the work before urinating on herself A 36-year-old woman was yesterday arrested for assaulting a painting by abstract expressionist Clyfford Still worth $40 million. The onslaught began with her leaning on the work at the recently-opened Clyfford Still Museum, and with the woman proceeding to punch […]

10 November 2011

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Clyfford Still Leads Abstract Expressionist Revival

1949 Work sells for staggering $61 million At Sotheby’s in New York Sotheby’s New York has announced a record price achieved for the US Abstract Expressionist painter Clyfford Still. The work sold for a staggering f $61.7m ($38.8m) The piece titled  painting 1949-A-No 1 is a composition of jagged white splashes over red, grey and […]

23 August 2011

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Sotheby’s Gets Stills Christie’s Gets Nil

Clyfford Still paintings to go to Sotheby’s –  Christie’s lobbies Denver to overturn decision Christie’s is fuming, as arch-rivals Sotheby’s have secured the sale of four works by the seminal Abstract Expressionist painter Clifford Still.  Three date from the late 1940s  and one was painted in the seventies. The proceeds will go towards the Still […]