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Camille Pissarro and Paul Signac Works, Once Looted by Nazis Head to Auction

Monday, January 13th, 2020

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 – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 4th-5th, 2020

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

AO Auction Preview – London Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Sales, February 4th – 13th, 2020

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

AO Auction Recap – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, November 12th and 13th, 2019

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 18th, 2019

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

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
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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