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AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 18th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

AO Auction Results: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions in London, June 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Postwar & Contemporary Evening sale, Friday, October 12th, 2012

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Go See – Derbyshire, England: Sotheby's London Presents 5th Annual Selling Exhibition of Sculpture at Chatsworth House, September 13 through October 31, 2010

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Go See: “Blood on Paper: The Art of the Book,” Victoria & Albert Museum, London through June 29

Thursday, May 15th, 2008
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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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