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Emilie Gordenker to Take Helm at Van Gogh Museum

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Swiss Art Award Winners Announced

Monday, June 16th, 2014

AO On Site Photo Collection: The Swiss Institute Annual Contemporary Art Benefit Dinner and Auction November 12, 2010

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – London: The January Modern and Impressionist Auctions Begin Tomorrow at Christie’s

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Go See – Cleveland: 'Paul Gauguin: Paris 1889' at the new Rafael Vinoly designed Cleveland Museum of Art through January 18th, 2010

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Go See – New York: “Dan Graham: Beyond” on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through October 11th, 2009

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

AO ON SITE: STEFAN SAGMEISTER OPENING AT DEITCH PROJECTS

Friday, February 1st, 2008
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Armed Robbers Break into TEFAF, Causing Evacuation

June 28th, 2022

A group of armed men broke into TEFAF Maastricht this week in an attempted robbery, causing an evacuation of the fair.  “TEFAF has robust procedures in the event of a security breach,” a spokesperson for the fair said. “These were precisely followed, and all visitors, exhibitors and staff were safely evacuated. The fair has now reopened.”
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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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