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Sotheby’s Re-Organizes, Amy Cappellazzo Heads Expanded Fine Arts Division

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Christie’s Postwar Chair, Amy Cappellazzo to Resign

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Christie’s Amy Cappellazzo Talks Warhol on Bloomberg TV

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Sotheby’s Adds Last Sale for 2020 With $12mil Picasso Portrait

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Sotheby’s Posts $11 million loss in Historically Weak First Quarter, Showing Promise for Strengthening Market

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Sotheby’s Announces Sale of Ames Collection with Trove of Gerhard Richter Pieces

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Warhol Museum Director Leaving for Sotheby’s

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Candy Coleman Hired as Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Specialist

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

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

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Sotheby’s Posts $25.9 Million Loss for First Quarter of 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

WSJ Profiles Sotheby’s Recent Refocusing

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Sotheby’s Acquires Art Agency Partners for $85 Million

Monday, January 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, February 10th, 2015

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Bloomberg Notes Higher Prices for Female Artists on the Secondary Market

Monday, July 21st, 2014

New York Times Looks Inside the Highly Competitive Contemporary Market

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 10, 2009 – Top Lots Go Unsold

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale Surprisingly Strong, Auction Records Reached for Many Artists

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

AO Roundup: 2008 Frieze Art Fair, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips London Auctions; Art Market Inflection Point Reached

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Newslinks: Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Jeff Koons’ Turn to Bling – “Diamond (Blue)” Up For Grabs November 13

Monday, September 17th, 2007
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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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