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Stolen Emil Nolde Returned After Failed Ransom Attempt in Denmark

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

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

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

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

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: ADAA’s The Art Show March 1st – 5th, 2017

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Germany Opens Center for Persecuted Art

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

New York – “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937″ at the Neue Galerie Through September 1st, 2014

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

New York – “German Expressionism 1900-1930: Masterpieces from the Neue Galerie Collection” at The Neue Galerie, Through April 22nd, 2013

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Don’t Miss – Athens: Pablo Picasso “Experiments in Linogravure” at Gagosian Gallery, Athens through April 10, 2010

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

LA Police offer a $200,000 reward for stolen paintings in Encino, CA

Thursday, September 18th, 2008
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Chicago Dealer Richard Gray Passes Away at 89

May 20th, 2018

Richard Gray, via Art NewsChicago art dealer Richard Gray, long a cornerstone of the city’s arts scene, has passed away at the age of 89.  Gray cultivated and supported a range of artists over the course of his life and work, including Alex Katz, Theaster Gates, and David Hockney. “The reality is, sooner or later—but not so much later—it’s all going to be all over for me, and I accept that. I know it,” Gray said in 2007. “It doesn’t change one iota my ability to continue, every day, to be active and involved and committed, to gain from everything around me, what people are doing—artists, musicians, family.” 
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New York — Ellsworth Kelly: “Black & White Works” and “Painting/Object” at the FLAG Art Foundation Through May 19, 2018

May 18th, 2018

Installation view of Ellsworth Kelly: Black & White Works at The FLAG Art Foundation, 2018. Photography by Steven Probert.
Installation view of Ellsworth Kelly: Black & White Works at The FLAG Art Foundation, 2018. Photography by Steven Probert.

Organized by Ellsworth Kelly’s long-time life partner photographer Jack Shear, Black and White Works at the FLAG Art Foundation sheds light on the pioneer colorist’s paintings using primarily black and white, a body of work occupying one fifth of his entire repertoire. Coinciding with the Blanton Art Museum’s unveiling of Kelly’s monumental 2,715 square-foot architectural work Austin, which also introduced a new path in the late artist’s expansive career, the exhibition proposes a fresh approach Kelly’s legacy. Containing sculptural experimentation and geometric curiosity, the works on view demonstrate his unending interest in pushing the boundaries of abstract precision, architectural balance, and optic illusion within the limits of two seemingly opposite and mute colors. Contrasted with the artist’s signature exuberance and his equally precise monochromatic color palette, the works Shear brought together both evoke characteristics from Kelly’s most iconic while and challenging the viewer to expand their interpretation and appreciation of his larger oeuvre.
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MoMA Announces Major Acquisition of Works on Paper Collection

May 18th, 2018

Valentina Kulagina, via ArtforumMoMa has announced the acquisition of 324 works on paper by ninety-seven artists from the holdings of Merrill C. Berman, a Rye, New York–based investor who amassed a collection of 20,000 early twentieth-century works on paper.  “By representing crucial figures—often women and artists from lesser-known geographies—missing or underrepresented in our collection, this extraordinary body of work is especially welcome as the museum continues its commitment to diversifying modernism’s narratives with its forthcoming expansion in 2019,”says Christophe Cherix, the MoMA’s chief curator of drawings and prints.
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