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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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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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