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Art Hedge Fund, in Christies fraud scandal, struggles to stay afloat

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Francis Bacon’s George Dyer Triptych Goes to Christie’s New York for its Auction Debut

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Artnet Examines Market for Raymond Pettibon

Monday, February 20th, 2017

David Hockney’s “Fish and Chips Shop” Lithograph Goes to Christie’s After Years Hanging Over Fryers

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Christie’s Announces Los Angeles Flagship

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Christie’s Sales Down 27% for 2016

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Paul Gauguin’s “Te Fare” Leads Christie’s March Sale in London

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Dina Amin Leaves Christie’s for Phillips

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Geneva Takes Measures Against Illicit Art Selling

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Brooke Lampley Leaving Christie’s to Join Sotheby’s as Vice Chair of Fine Art Department

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Le Corbusier Supporter Set to Sell Architect’s Paintings

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Christie’s Announces Rauschenberg and Rothko Top Lots for London Sales Next Month

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Jonathan Laib Leaves Christie’s to Join David Zwirner

Friday, January 6th, 2017

New York Times Notes Increasing Rate of Private Sales for Auction Houses

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

NY Mag Explores the Techniques of The World’s Best Auctioneers

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

New York Dealer Charged with Selling Illegally Obtained Art Objects

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Christie’s CEO Patricia Barbizet Leaving Auction House

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Brett Gorvy’s Departure from Christie’s

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Dallas Auction House Suing Christie’s for Alleged Data Theft

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Brett Gorvy Leaving Christie’s to Partner with Dominique Lévy

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

WSJ Looks at Current Art Market Health as 2016 Concludes

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

New York Times Covers Conditions and Concerns of Current Auction Market

Friday, November 25th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 17th, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016
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Paul Schimmel Leaves Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles

February 25th, 2017

Paul Schimmel, via LA TimesCurator Paul Schimmel has parted ways with Hauser & Wirth’s Los Angeles location after a sudden announcement late this week, the LA Times reports.  Schimmel, former chief curator at MoCA was a founding partner in the gallery’s Los Angeles location, which opened last year.  “Going forward, Hauser & Wirth will continue building upon its longstanding, passionate commitment to Los Angeles with expanded programs, including an increasingly robust campaign of public events and community outreach activities, and an ever more dynamic schedule of exhibitions that celebrate our artists, and connections between California and the international scene,” Iwan Wirth said in a statement.
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Boyle Heights Art Space Closes After Repeated Protests from Anti-Gentrification Activists

February 24th, 2017

The view from Mariachi PlazaThe LA Times reports on the closure of PSSST, a non-profit arts space in Boyle Heights that shuttered after repeated protests from local anti-gentrification activists.  While our closure might be applauded by some, it is not a victory for civil discourse and coalition building,” the gallery said in a statement.
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Francis Bacon’s George Dyer Triptych Goes to Christie’s New York for its Auction Debut

February 24th, 2017

Francis Bacon triptych of George Dyer, via GuardianFrancis Bacon’s triptych portrait of his lover George Dyer is set to go to auction for the first time at Christie’s in New York this May, carrying an estimate of $50m.  “George Dyer is to Bacon what Dora Maar was to Picasso,” Loic Gouzer says of the artist’s longtime muse.  “He is arguably the most important model of the second half of the 20th century, because Dyer’s persona as well and physical traits acted as a catalyst for Bacon’s pictorial breakthroughs.”

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