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Francis Bacon’s Last “Pope” Painting to Sell Next Month at Christie’s in London

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Francis Bacon Portrait of Lucian Freud Set to Sell at Christie’s This Month

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Gerhard Richter Painting Estimated at £12 million for Christie’s London Sale

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Christie’s Announces Rauschenberg and Rothko Top Lots for London Sales Next Month

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

AO Auction Results: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions in London, June 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

AO Auction Preview – Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sales in London, June 25th-26th, 2013

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, June 27, 2012

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Post-War and Contemporary Art Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, February 14-15, 2012

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Thursday February 11, 2009 – Another highly successful sale confirms Art Market Recovery

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Video: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction – Feb 27th

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008
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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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