'Untitled' painting sells for $46.5 million—good buy?

Business Insider recently reported on an art auction at Sotheby’s. Art auctions always make good copy because readers can gasp at the prices that wealthy collectors are willing and able to pay while simultaneously critiquing the rotten taste of those collectors. The sale of a Mark Rothko painting, “Untitled (Yellow and Blue)” is tailored made for that kind of reader.“Untitled (Yellow and Blue)” is a colour field painting. It consists of a large stripe of yellow paint, a large stripe of blue paint, and a narrower stripe of yellow paint. With its faintly incredulous headline, “This painting just sold for

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