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Salvador Dali’s Dinner Parties Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Christie’s Auctioning Collection of Surrealist Works Including Dali’s “Lobster Telephone”

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Anish Kapoor Calls Versailles Vandalism “an inside job”

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Ugo Rondinone Sculpture Vandalized

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Shepard Fairey Turns Himself In Over Detroit Vandalism

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Vandalized in Versailles

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Artist Istvan Kantor Arrested for Vandalism at Whitney

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Sotheby’s to Offer Dali Portrait of Mona Bismarck Next Month

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Breaking: Rothko Seagram Mural Painting Vandalized at Tate Modern in London

Monday, October 8th, 2012

AO Breaking News: Poussin paintings in National Gallery London vandalized with red paint

Monday, July 18th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: “Looking Closely” Auction at Sotheby’s Brings in £93.5 million ($150.5 million) Against High Estimate of £54 million; Bacon Tryptic is Top Lot, Record Set for Dali

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

AO On Site – Stockholm: Dali Dali featuring Francesco Vezzoli at the Moderna Museet through January 17th 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Salvador Dali

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Versailles Art Exhibition Shifting to Group Focus

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AO Auction Previews – London: Surrealist, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, February 28th – March 1st, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Bath Sees 100% Cut in Arts Funding, Prompting Calls for Aid from Home Office

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Masked Attackers Deface Kiev Exhibition Around Maidan Revolution

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

“Art Detective” Arthur Brand Interviewed in The Independent

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Spanish Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation Protection of Artist’s Image

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Los Angeles – “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016” at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Through September 4th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Charges Against Russian Performance Artist Changed to Attack on “Cultural Site”

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Mexico City — “xylañynu. taller de los viernes.” Gabriel Orozco, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Damián Ortega, Gabriel Kuri and Dr. Lakra at Kurimanzutto Through March 17th, 2016

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

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

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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