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AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Go See – New York: Gabriel Orozco at The Museum of Modern Art through March 1, 2010

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

AO On-Site: “PIZZA TIME!” at the Marlborough Broome Street Gallery Until October 6th, 2013

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO Auction Preview: Christie's and Sotheby's hold their biggest ever sales of Impressionist and Modern art in London

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO Onsite: Tools For Thought – Rebuild Haiti auction held at Sotheby’s Tuesday, March 15th, New York

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

RxArt: The People

Monday, October 29th, 2007
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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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Sotheby’s Achieves $246.1 Million in Second Sale of Work from Macklowe Collection

May 17th, 2022

The second leg of Sotheby’s sale of works from the collection of real estate magnate Harry Macklowe and his ex-wife Linda Macklowe has netted $246.1 million, bringing the total sale price for the collection to a record $922 million, with fees. “Either art is one of the few assets that seem to have a good immunological protection against recession, or inflation is much stronger than we think,” says specialist Loic Gouzer. “The art market feels very close to the spare parts market — good works are hard to find and very expensive.”
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Warhol ‘Marilyn’ Sells for $195 Million, Smashing Records for American Artist

May 10th, 2022

An Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe sold for $195 Million last night at a Christie’s charity auction, making it the most expensive American work of art to sell at auction. “We did sell the most expensive painting of the 20th century,” says Christie’s specialist Alex Rotter. “This is a big achievement.”
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