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London – Édouard Manet: “Manet: Portraying Life” at Royal Academy of Arts, through April 14th, 2013

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Go See – Paris: “Manet, the Man Who Invented Modernity” at Musée d’Orsay, through July 3, 2011

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern evening sale in London headlined by record-breaking Manet sale with foundering results for many lots

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

AO Auction Results: Christie’s “The Modern Age,” the Alice Lawrence and Hillman family collections sell for less than 50% of estimate as Rothko and Manet headliners are pulled

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 15th, 2018

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Paris – “Olympia” Curated by Karma at Galerie Patrick Seguin Through November 26th, 2016

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Top Turin Museum Official Resigns Over Ongoing Spat with City’s Mayor

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Bank of America Announces 13 New Conservation Grants

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 24th, 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd-24th, 2015

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

New York – Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, November 4th and 5th, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

London – Paul McCarthy: “WS SC” at Hauser & Wirth Through November 1st, 2014

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Los Angeles – Cecily Brown at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills Through October 12th, 2013

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

New York – “The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawings and Prints from the Clark” at The Frick Collection, Through June 16th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO Newslink

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

AO Breaking: Titian’s Diana and Castillo purchased by the National Galleries of London and Scotland

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

AO News Summary – Art dealer Guy Wildenstein charged with possession of stolen goods

Monday, July 11th, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Christie's and Sotheby's hold their biggest ever sales of Impressionist and Modern art in London

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Newslinks for Thursday, May 28, 2009

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

AO On Site: Cecily Brown at Gagosian, New York City, Saturday, September 20, show on through October 25, 2008

Friday, September 26th, 2008
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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