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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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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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