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AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Raises £44.4 million ($71 million); Richter & Warhol Are Top Lots

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

AO Preview: Phillip’s London Contemporary Art Auctions, June 29-30

Friday, June 27th, 2008
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Willem Dafoe to Star in Julian Schnabel-Directed Van Gogh Biopic

May 22nd, 2017

Willem Dafoe, via Hollywood reporterWillem Dafoe will play Vincent Van Gogh in a new biopic directed by Julian Schnabel, centered around the artist’s time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.  “This is a film about painting and a painter and their relationship to infinity. It is told by a painter. It contains what I felt were essential moments in his life, this is not the official history – it’s my version. One that I hope could make you closer to him,” Schnabel says.
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The Guardian Breaks Down Auction Market after Record-Setting Sales

May 22nd, 2017

Sotheby's, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece analyzing the implications for last week’s auction sales in New York, and what the record-setting Basquiat piece holds for the broader health of the art market. The piece points to continued growth among Asian collectors, and hints that a market recovery might be on its way.
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John Baldessari Profiled in LA Times

May 22nd, 2017

John Baldessari, via LA TimesJohn Baldessari welcomes the LA Times into his studio this week, as he prepares for a series of new exhibitions, and continues to make new works.  “I’m just messy, I don’t put things away,” he says of his cluttered studio. “I don’t throw things away in my mind, either; I keep them there.”
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