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Paris Court Orders Return of Camille Pissarro Work to Family it was Looted From

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

U.S. Court Revives Lawsuit Over Camille Pissarro Work

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Pissarro Painting Looted by Nazis to Return to Owner

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

California Judge Declines Claim for Return of Nazi Looted Pissarro

Friday, June 12th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, November 11th – 12th, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Bundeskunsthalle Places First Works on View from Gurlitt Trove

Monday, November 6th, 2017

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

Friday, August 25th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sale, March 1st, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist, Modern and Art of the Surreal Evening Sales, February 2nd 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 12th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Modern and Impressionist Evening Sales, February 4-5th, 2014

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

AO Auction Preview: Modernist and Impressionist Evening Sales at Sotheby’s and Christie’s London, February 4-5th, 2014

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

New York – AO Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, November 7th, 2012, Fluctuating sales with records achieved.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

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 On Site Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist/Modern Sale November 4, 2009 – “An Incredible Thing to Experience”

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 3, 2009

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

AO Auction Preview – New York: The Fall Modern and Impressionist Auctions Begin Tonight at Christie’s

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale in London Held on Tuesday June 23rd Falls Short of Low Estimate

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Christie’s – Expectations reached

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

New York – “The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawings and Prints from the Clark” at The Frick Collection, Through June 16th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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Sotheby’s to Sell Lee Krasner Work Expected to Smash Record

April 25th, 2019

Sotheby’s Evening Sale this May in NYC will potentially set a new auction record for Lee Krasner, as the artist’s work The Eye is the First Circle (1960) will hit the block with an estimate of $10 million to $15 million, double her current estimate. “This painting represents a critical turning point for Krasner—a rebirth in a sense—as it was executed following a period of great personal loss and tragedy,” says Saara Pritchard, senior vice president and senior specialist of Sotheby’s contemporary art department.
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Kochi-Muziris Biennale Faces Controversy Over Sale of Equipment

April 25th, 2019

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India is facing controversy over the sale of equipment and materials from the exhibition’s latest edition, which closed this March.  The injunction follows a claim the organization could not sell a series of air-conditioning units until it had paid for them in full. “Kochi Biennale Foundation has received an interim injunction from the district court pausing the auction of the ACs,” a spokesperson for the Biennale said in a statement. “The auction of all other materials will proceed as planned. The legal response to the injunction is being drafted.”
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Phillips Hires Elizabeth Goldberg as Deputy Chair for Americas

April 25th, 2019

Phillips has hired American art specialist Elizabeth Goldberg from Sotheby’s, appointing her senior international specialist in American art and deputy chairman for the Americas.“As with other auction house categories, the market for American art has changed rather dramatically over the past 15 years, becoming highly selective at the high end with quality being key, ” Goldberg says. “Given this trend, there are certain artists who have emerged as having the power to hang alongside other titans of the twentieth century.” 
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