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Asher Edelman Sues Dutch Art Dealer Over Repayment on Edvard Munch Work

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Stolen Edvard Munch Work Recovered

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Camille Henrot Takes Home Edvard Munch Award

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Edvard Munch’s Brighter Years in Oslo

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Oslo – Edvard Munch: “Munch 150″ at the Nasjonalmuseet and Munch Museum Through October 13th, 2013

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Edvard Munch and Lene Berg to Represent Norway at Venice Biennale

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Edvard Munch’s ‘Vampire’ to be auctioned by Sotheby’s, New York for possibly $35 million

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Edvard Munch

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Munch’s “Girls on the Bridge” to Show in New Potsdam Private Museum

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Researchers Identify Candle Wax Stain on Munch’s “The Scream”

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Munch Museum Looks to Restore Annual Prize

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

New Munch Museum Gets Greenlight in Oslo

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 14th, 2018

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Bjarne Melgaard Causing Uproar Over Home Design in Norway

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Billionaire Hasso Plattner’s Barberini Museum Opens in Potsdam

Friday, January 20th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 14th – 17th, 2016

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Norwegian Shipping Billionaire Petter Olsen to Open Private Museum in 2017

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

AO Fair Recap – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 2nd – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

New York – Billy Childish: “Flowers, Nudes and Birch Trees: New Paintings 2015″ at Lehmann Maupin Through October 31st, 2015

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Fondation Louis Vuitton Readies Landmark Modernist Exhibition

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

London- “In Homage” at Skarstedt Gallery Through August 8th, 2014

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Collector and Private-Equity Magnate Leon Black Makes Art & Auction Power List

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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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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