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Sotheby’s Files Lawsuit Over Allegedly Fake Frans Hals Work

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Frans Haals Forgery Profiled in NYT

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

New York – Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: “Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis” at The Frick Collection Through January 19th, 2014

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

British Court Orders Sotheby’s Repaid for Disputed Work Sold for $10.8 Million

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Museums Explore “Transhistorical” Strategies to Expand Exhibition Focuses

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Sotheby’s Reimburses Buyer for $10 Million After Discovery of Forged Old Master Painting

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

London – Édouard Manet: “Manet: Portraying Life” at Royal Academy of Arts, through April 14th, 2013

Friday, April 12th, 2013

AO Auction Results: Old Masters Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s January 25-26, 2012

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings Evening Sale, Wednesday, July 9

Friday, July 11th, 2008

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s London, Old Master Paintings, Wednesday July 9

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008
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Paddle 8 Bankruptcy Trustee Sues Former Board Member

September 28th, 2020

Following Paddle 8’s bankruptcy, the company’s bankruptcy trustee Megan Noh has filed suit against former board member John Textor, alleging “reckless disregard” for the company, and seeking $6 million in damages. “Neither I nor the companies mentioned have been involved in quite some time, though it is standard practice for a trustee to cast a wide net in filing speculative claims for recovery,” Textor claims.
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Auction Houses Record Uptick in Online Sales Amid COVID Shutdowns

September 28th, 2020

Auction houses are reporting massive upticks in online sales as galleries and auctions shutter due to Covid-19. “No longer will we have the joy and pain of crowded art fairs and gallery openings,” says Robert Head of the Hiscox agency. “Dealers will have to find new ways to create the buzz that makes us have to buy now, lest we dwell and lose yet another treasure that we can’t live without.”
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David Zwirner Gallery to Launch New York Gallery Space With All-Black Staff

September 28th, 2020

David Zwirner Gallery has appointed Ebony L. Haynes, formerly of Martos Gallery, as the head of a new gallery space in Manhattan, which will employ an all-black staff. “While you could argue that strides have been made on the artist side, the art world acts almost shamefully on the employment side,” Mr. Zwirner says. “Something has to happen.”
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