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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 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

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 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

Candy Coleman Hired as Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Specialist

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

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
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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