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Art Thieves Confess to Stealing Gustav Klimt Work and Returning It

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Painting Found in Walls of Italian Gallery Confirmed as Gustav Klimt

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Work Appearing to be Stolen Gustav Klimt Found in Gallery Wall

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Gustav Klimt Work Sent to Wrong Family

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Gustav Klimt Work Found in Secretary’s Home

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Provenance Questions Resolved Over Gustav Klimt Portrait, Will Go to Auction Block Tomorrow at Sotheby’s in London

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Oprah Winfrey Reportedly Sells Gustav Klimt Work for $150 million

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Unidentified Man Demands Ransom for Stolen Gustav Klimt

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Gustav Klimt Theft Case Reopened After 17 Years

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Designer L’Wren Scott Announces Release of Fall Line Inspired by Gustav Klimt

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Go See: Gustav Klimt at the Tate Liverpool until August 31st

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Gustav Klimt

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Christie’s Offers Eight Schiele Drawings to Finance a Gustav Klimt

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

New Info Sees Police Questioning Gallerist’s Widow in Case Surrounding Klimt Discovered in Gallery Wall

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Market Watch Investigates Tax Status of Returned Works Such As Klimt’s “Woman in Gold”

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s Realizes $200M, Restituted Klimt Sells for $40M

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 3, 2010 – historic London sale substantiates art market recovery through robust hammer prices exceeding £10 million for works by Giacometti, Cezanne and Klimt

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

German Lost Art Plans New Guidelines for Project Funding

Friday, May 25th, 2018

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sale, March 1st, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

AO Auction Previews – London: Surrealist, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, February 28th – March 1st, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Sotheby’s and Phillips Make Moves and Appointments to Strengthen Business

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

WSJ Profiles Alma Mahler, Lover and Wife to Many of Central Early 20th Century European Artists

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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