Mark Rothko (1903-1970)
Orange, Red, Yellow (1961)
The painting was seen in a 2008 episode of AMC’s Mad Men where there was some amazement that someone had paid $10,000 for it. In May this painting shattered all auction records for post-war and contemporary art, when it sold for nearly $87 million (£54 million) at Christie’s in New York.

Mark Rothko (1903-1970)

Orange, Red, Yellow (1961)

The painting was seen in a 2008 episode of AMC’s Mad Men where there was some amazement that someone had paid $10,000 for it. In May this painting shattered all auction records for post-war and contemporary art, when it sold for nearly $87 million (£54 million) at Christie’s in New York.