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New York – FAILE : “Savage / Sacred Young Minds” at Brooklyn Museum Through October 4th, 2015

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

New York City Ballet Partners with FAILE for Inaugural Art Series

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Art News: Christie’s Sued over Bacon that Failed to Sell

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Report cites 60% of London auction lots failed to achieve expected prices; Sotheby’s stock falls 7%

Friday, March 7th, 2008

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, February 11th, 2016

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 10th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Sotheby’s Sees Fourth Quarter Loss After Taubman Sale and Buybacks

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

London’s Old Masters Sales Show Continued Struggle

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 12th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s “The Artist’s Muse” Curated Sale, November 9th, 2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 8th, 2015

Monday, November 9th, 2015

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2015

Friday, November 6th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 15th, 2015

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

New York – “Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection” at MoMA Through April 10th, 2016

Monday, September 7th, 2015

John Latham’s “Flat Time House” to Close Next Year

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, July 1st, 2015

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 30th, 2015

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 24th, 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Banker Faces Jail Time for Hiding Long-Lost Turner Painting

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, May 14th, 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Contemporary and Post-War Auction, May 13th, 2015

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Sotheby’s Makes Bids for Christie’s Execs

February 12th, 2016

Pablo Picasso's La Carafe (Bouteille et verre) sells at Christie's, via Rae Wang for Art ObservedThe New York Times reports that Sotheby’s is quite eager to hire top talent from Christie’s, noting that the auction house has offered waive standing noncompete obligations for former employees in order to hire former executives from Christie’s.  The proposal centered around former Christie’s America head Marc Porter, whom Sotheby’s had recruited as chairman of its new Fine Arts Division.
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Katie Hollander Named New Director of Creative Time

February 12th, 2016

Katie Hollander, via NYTCreative Time has appointed Katie Hollander, longtime deputy head of the organization, to take over for Anne Pasternak as its director.  “The thing I’m most committed to,” Hollander syas, “is thinking about new platforms to help amplify artists’ voices.”
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New Yorker Looks Inside Hermann Göring’s Nazi Art Log

February 12th, 2016

Hitler and Göring, via New YorkerThe New Yorker looks inside the personal art log of Hermann Göring, which catalogs many of the actions in seizing Nazi war loot, and the collectors they were taken from.  “For many people, wartime looting is a rather abstract concept,” says archivist Isabelle Richefort. “Here we can see how it happened, day by day.”
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