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Paris Looks to Challenge London as Art Market Capital of Europe

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

Creative Capital Announces $1.75 Million in New Grants

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

Oakland Museum of California Aims for $85 Million Capital Campaign

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Creative Capital Announces 2019 Awards

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Dia Foundation Announces Capital Campaign and Improvement Plans

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Moscow Embarking on Building Project to Recreate itself as “Cultural Capital”

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Donates $50 Million to MoMA Capital Campaign

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Marcato Capital Holdings in Sotheby’s

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

UK Cities Pushing for Candidacy as European Capital of Culture Despite Brexit

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Germany’s Artnet Acquires Tutela Capital SA

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

New York – Taryn Simon: “Paperwork and the Will of Capital” at Gagosian Gallery Through March 26th, 2016

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Creative Capital Announces Grants for 2016

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Bloomberg Looks at Eli Broad’s Mission to Make L.A. an Art Capital

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Marcato Capital Filing Indicates Equal Shares to Third Point

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Paris and Berlin – “Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism” at Max Hetzler Through April 18th, 2015

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Vito Acconci Proposes Intricate Bridge Structure for Tasmanian Capital

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

AO News Summary: Agreement reached between Annie Leibovitz and Art Capital Group

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Art Capital Group Sues Annie Leibovitz to Collect on $24 Million Loan

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

New York – Veronica Ryan: “Along A Spectrum” at Paula Cooper Gallery Through June 4th, 2022

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

New York — Gabriel Orozco: “Spacetime” on view 24 West 57 Street, Room 305

Monday, May 16th, 2022

Venice – Stanley Whitney: “The Italian Paintings” at Palazzo Tiepolo Passi Through November 27th, 2022

Saturday, April 23rd, 2022

AO On-Site – Venice: “The Milk of Dreams” The 59th Venice Biennale, April 23rd – November 11th, 2022

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

AO INTERVIEW: MASA, A NOMADIC ART AND DESIGN COLLECTIVE in Mexico City

Friday, March 11th, 2022
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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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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