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Daniel Loeb Stands Behind Sotheby’s Management After Taking Board Seat

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Daniel Loeb Confirmed as Sotheby’s New Board Member

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Sotheby’s and Third Point Reach Agreement, Place Daniel Loeb’s Nominees on Expanded Board

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Daniel Loeb Urges Sotheby’s Shareholders to Support Him in Newest Open Letter

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Daniel Loeb’s Case Against Sotheby’s Fast-Tracked

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Daniel Loeb Prepping for Proxy Fight at Sotheby’s

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Sotheby’s Responds to Daniel Loeb with “Poison Pill” Strategy

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Daniel Loeb Calls for Resignation of Sotheby’s Head William Ruprecht

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Daniel Loeb

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Judge Rejects Loeb’s Lawsuit Against Sotheby’s

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Sotheby’s Faces Call for $500 Million Buyback from Major Investor

Friday, February 20th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, February 3rd and 4th, 2015

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

CEO William Ruprecht to Leave Sotheby’s

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Sotheby’s Expenses During Board Battle Total $20 Million

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Collectors

Friday, August 5th, 2011

AO Roundup: 2008 Frieze Art Fair, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips London Auctions; Art Market Inflection Point Reached

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Collectors

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Marcato Capital Filing Indicates Equal Shares to Third Point

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Sotheby’s Plans Layoffs Amid Restructuring

Monday, July 21st, 2014

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, June 30th – July 2nd, 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, May 6th-7th, 2014

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Glass, Lewis and Co. Back’s Sotheby’s in Board Fight

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Third Point Investor Presentation at Sotheby’s Outlines Flaws, Opportunities for Company

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Third Point Launches Website in Support of Case Against Sotheby’s

Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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