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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

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

Sotheby’s Braces for Fight as it Announces Appointment to Board

Friday, March 14th, 2014

New York Magazine Summarizes Ownership Fight at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Hedge Fund Managers Make a Play for Control of Art Market

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 17th, 2013

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

BloombergTV Outlines the Challenges Before Sotheby’s

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Sales at Sotheby’s Tepid as Stock Price Continues to Rise

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Third Point Hedge-Fund Acquires 5.7% Stake in Sotheby’s

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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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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