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Sotheby’s Leads London Sale with Richter Iceberg Painting

January 20th, 2017

Gerhard Richter's Eisberg, via Art Market MonitorSotheby’s will lead its London Contemporary sale with a photorealist work by Gerhard RichterEisberg, estimated at £8-£12 million.  The work comes from a period shortly after the artist’s divorce from his first wife Emma, and reflects his mindset during this dark period.“What Richter saw reflected in the painting… was his own state of mind…the photographs he took in Greenland were visual analogues for his own failed hopes,” Richter’s biographer, Dietmar Elger, says.  “He was exhausted by the struggle to find his own way as a husband and father, and felt that his dream domestic happiness had, as a consequence, been wrecked.”
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Auctionata Paddle8 Files for Insolvency

January 20th, 2017

Auctionata Paddle8, via Art NewspaperAuctionata Paddle8 has filed for insolvency, with Paddle8 reportedly finding a buyer for its company in New York.  “Auctionata and Paddle8 have redefined the online auction market for art and luxury goods,” says Thomas Hesse, CEO of the joined company. “This procedure will enable both brands and companies to maximize their potential.” 
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Ruba Katrib Joins Frieze London as Curatorial Advisor

January 20th, 2017

Ruba Katrib, via Art NewsRuba Katrib, curator of SculptureCenter, will join Frieze London as a curatorial advisor this year, working on the fair’s “Focus” section.  “I tend to begin my journey through Frieze London in the Focus section,” she said. “I’m eager to see who’s there and what they’ve brought, knowing that the galleries in Focus can be counted on to bring lesser-known artists, new work, and exciting ideas—they consistently work hard to convey a fresh approach.” 
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