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LaSalle University to Deaccession Works from Collection

Friday, January 5th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

American Donors Give Major Trove of French Paintings to Musée D’Orsay

Monday, October 31st, 2016

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $170.5M for 44 Lots Sold on May 3, 2011

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

£240 Million Christie's Paris Yves Saint Laurent auction has begun

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s London, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, February 4th

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Christie’s to cut workforce in effort to reduce costs in soft art market

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
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Smithsonian Institute To Stay Open Monday During Shutdown

January 22nd, 2018

Smithsonian, via SmithsonianThe Smithsonian Institute is bracing for the effects of the government shutdown, but will remain open Monday using funds saved up for contingencies such as a shutdown. “I hope they can avoid the shutdown, obviously, because I would like for government employees to continue to draw a paycheck and the government to continue to function,” says one visitor to Washington D.C. “I’m praying that we can stabilize it.”
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Jeff Koons Gift to Paris Rebuffed by Citizens

January 21st, 2018

Jeff Koons, via Art NewspaperThe Art Newspaper reports on Parisians’ response to Jeff Koons massive tulips installation offered to the city of Paris. “Placing this artwork in front of the Palais de Tokyo would taint the museum and take up too much of its landscape. Jeff Koons had enough attention with his installations at the Château de Versailles [in 2008-09] without resorting to benefit from the memory of the Paris attacks,” one citizen says.
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Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn May Go Up for Sale

January 21st, 2018

Kurt Schwitters' Merz Barn, via BBCKurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn in Elterwater is up for sale.  “Our fear is that we’ll be forced into selling it to a property developer,” owner Ian Hunter says. “We feel that we’ve been pushed into this situation by the Arts Council.”
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