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Alfred Taubman, Former Sotheby’s Owner and Philanthropist, Passes Away at 91

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Vanity Fair Notes Taubman Family Disputes, Guarantee Increase in Sotheby’s Sale this Week

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Sotheby’s Guarantees Almost Full $500 Estimate on Taubman Estate

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

$500 Million Trove of Work from Taubman Estate to Hit Sotheby’s Sales This Fall

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 4th-12th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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