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Los Angeles — “Over The Rainbow” at Praz-Delavallade Through August 26th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 28th, 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 11th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips de Pury, June 26 – 28, 2012

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

London Auction House Round-Up

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Loring Randolph Joins Frieze as Artistic Director of Americas

September 25th, 2017

Loring Randolph, via Art NewsFrieze Art Fair has named Loring Randolph its new artistic director of the Americas. Randolph joins the fair after serving as a longtime partner at Casey Kaplan in New York. “I have participated for many years in Frieze Art Fairs as an exhibitor and my perspective in this regard offers some unique insights into my new role,” Randolph says. “Frieze is a progressive organization that is poised for growth, and I greatly look forward to working with my colleagues—the array of world-class galleries, curators, writers and collectors that partner with the Frieze fairs—to present an unparalleled experience at Frieze in the quality of gallery presentations by today’s most significant international artists.”
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NYT Profiles the Often Demanding Nature of Collecting Contemporary Works Designed to Change or Decay

September 25th, 2017

Max Hooper Schneider, via NYTThe New York Times has a piece on challenging works of contemporary art that decay and break apart, presenting unique challenges for collectors and conservators. ‘‘Contemporary art’s job is to wreck, to ruin what came before,’’ artist and director John Waters says of such demanding work.
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German Art Database Aims to Support and Record Looted Artifacts

September 25th, 2017

Iraq, via Art NewspaperWorking to shore up defense of its Cultural Property Protection Law, Germany has created an internet database offering resources and information on recording, securing and reporting cultural artifacts. The site is part of an ongoing effort by Culture Minister Monika Grütters to ensure greater protection for artifacts moving from destabilized countries, and those circulating in Germany and the rest of Europe. 
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