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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 Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 9th, 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Phillips 20th Century Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Aby Rosen to Pay $7 Million in Settlement Over Unpaid Sales Taxes on Collection

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Jose Mugrabi Sued by Christie’s Over Missed Payments on Basquiat Work

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

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
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Paddle8 Sees Significant Lay-offs, Departures After Auctionata Merger

May 25th, 2016

Paddle 8, via Art NewsFollowing its merger with Auctionata, Paddle8 has seen a series of high-profile departures and lay-offs, Art News reports.  Editorial Director Sarah Hanson in particular was one of the lay-offs, which sources indicate means that the company will do away with or drastically scale back its editorial arm.  “A merger is an inevitable inflection point, and in the past month Paddle8 has seen the departure of some of our colleagues in the lead up to and following our merger with Auctionata,” co-founder Osman Khan said.  “Some left to pursue other passions and opportunities, and others as a result of corporate restructuring. In all cases, we are grateful for their contributions to Paddle8.”
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Alex Katz Interviewed in The Telegraph

May 25th, 2016

Alex Katz, via TelegraphAlex Katz is profiled in the Telegraph this week, as the artist completes a new series of paintings for a show at London’s Serpentine Galleries, and reflects on his inspirations, among them Cézanne’s landscapes.  “I was looking at his stuff and saying: ‘See, the guy couldn’t paint, it’s terrible, this is overworked’ – stuff like that,” he says. “Then, when I got on a train, all I could see were Cézanne landscapes. His vision is so strong that it dominates your mind. And that, for me, is the highest thing an artist can do.”
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BBC Reports on Massive Restoration for Acid Damaged Old Master Painting

May 25th, 2016

Repairing the work, via BBCThe BBC reports on the 10-year restoration process for Sebastiano del Piombo’s The Adoration of the Shepherds, an ambitious undertaking that sought to repair the damage caused by the removal of the work from its original surface using acid.  Conservators have been repairing acid damage and removing added layers of paint to the work before attempting to return the work to its original form. “We were delving down to discover if we could uncover the original and, knowing there was damage, whether we could reconstruct those so we could hang the painting as a painting, rather than as an archaeological fragment,” says Rupert Featherstone of The Hamilton Kerr Institute, which worked to repair the piece at the Fitzwilliam Museum.
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