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Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Fake Modigliani Works Lead to Lawsuits from Museum-Goers

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Collection of Modigliani Works Previously Shown in Genoa Declared Fake

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Lawsuit Over Nahmad Family Modigliani to Go Forward

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Doge’s Palace in Genoa Closes Modigliani Show After 21 Works Discovered to be Fake

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Tate Modern to Launch Largest Ever UK Modigliani Retrospective

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Modigliani Catalogue Raisonné Expansion Planned

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Vanity Fair Spotlights Challenges to Market for Modigliani Works

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Uncertain Market for Modigliani Driving Research for Catalog Raisonné

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

David Nahmad Talks to NYT on Disputed Modigliani

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Sotheby’s Adds $40 Million Modigliani Portrait to Sale in London This Month

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Contested Modigliani Work Seized by Swiss Authorities

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Panama Papers Shed Additional Light on Contested Modigliani Work

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Nahmad Family Sued Over Modigliani Portrait Claimed as Nazi Loot

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

New York Times Profiles Modigliani Buyer Liu Yiqian

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Christie’s Leads November Sales in New York with $100 mil Modigliani

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Sotheby’s to Offer Modigliani Stone Sculpture Estimated at $45 Million

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Helly Nahmad Sued Over Allegedly Helping to Hide $20 Million Nazi-Looted Modigliani

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Modigliani Portrait Part of $237 Million Christie’s Auction in London

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $227.5M; Sets Auction Record with $68.9M Modigliani Sale (UPDATED with VIDEO)

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 14th, 2018

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

AO Auction Preview – New York: Auction Week in New York City, May 8th-9th, 14 – 17th, 2018

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Art Market Monitor Spotlights Strong Modernist Market in Coming Sales

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

New York – “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” at the Guggenheim Through September 6th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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