AO Auction Preview: New York Contemporary Art Part I Sale

May 14th, 2009

Philip Guston’s ‘Anxiety’ via Phillips de Pury, estimated to sell for $1-1.5 million.

The last of the post-war and contemporary art auctions takes places tonight at Phillips de Pury & Company in New York.  Pre-sale estimates are $12.2-17 million for 43 lots. Highlights include a late Philip Guston painting, a sculpture of a Farina cereal box by Robert Gober, estimated at $2.5-3.5 million, and an Anish Kapoor sculpture, estimated at $800,000-1,200,000.  AO will be on site to cover the auction, starting at 7pm tonight.

Phillips de Pury & Company
New York Contemporary Art Part I Sale
Thursday, May 14, 2009, 7pm
450 West 15th St
New York, NY

Phillips de Pury & Company
Phillips de Pury & Company Announces the Highlights from its Forthcoming New York Contemporary Art Part I Sale [Artdaily]

The New York Times Calls for Submissions for the ‘Modern Love’ College Essay Contest.

Entertainment Close-up February 17, 2011 The New York Times opened its second “Modern Love” college essay contest to undergraduates nationwide.

Students at least 18 years of age, residing in the United States and enrolled in an American college or university are invited to submit personal essays between 1,500 and 1,700 words that illustrate the current state of love and relationships. The winner will be published in a special Modern Love column in The New York Times Sunday Styles section, the Company said. in our site college essay topics

In this age of Facebook, texting, new attitudes about sex and dating, evolving gender roles and 24/7 communication, what is love now? The New York Times invites students to explain what love is like for them.

According to a release, four semifinalists and one grand prize winner will be chosen. The winning essay will be published in the newspaper on May 1 and on, and the winner will receive $1,000. Semifinalists may also have their essays published in print and on Full contest details are available at The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, March 31.

“Three years ago, we were overwhelmed and moved by the depth of insight and the emotional resonance in many of the essays we received,” said Daniel Jones, Modern Love editor, The New York Times. “We look forward to hearing what college students have to say about love today.” Launched in October 2004, The New York Times Modern Love weekly column publishes reader-submitted personal essays about a range of relationship experiences, including marriage, dating, divorce and parenthood. website college essay topics

The New York Times Company, a media company with 2010 revenues of $2.4 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers and more than 50 Web sites, including, and

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