Jack Whitten


African American artists sweep Sotheby’s contemporary evening sale in New York

With only two lots unsold, the auction house nets $362.6m in evening of avid bidding

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From long-hidden sculptures to a Land Art pioneer’s early cogitations

Baltimore museum sells blue-chip art to buy works by minority artists

Five works made around $18m (with fees) at auctions at Sotheby’s New York on 19 May, and two were bought for undisclosed sums in private sales

Jack Whitten: once mistaken for Gerhard Richter, now subject of major US survey shows

Curators share their stories about the late artist, whose sculptures are show at the Baltimore Museum of Art

US painter of cosmologies Jack Whitten dies age 78

Major survey of his sculptures opens at the Baltimore Museum of Art in April before travelling to the Metropolitan Museum