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Guy Wildenstein Cleared of Tax Evasion in French Court

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Guy Wildenstein’s Fate to be Decided by Court Tribunal

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Guy Wildenstein Accusations Summarized in Bloomberg

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Guy Wildenstein’s Tax Evasion Trial Begins in Paris

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Guy Wildenstein Set to Face Trial in Paris

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Guy Wildenstein Bail Cited at €20 Million

Monday, October 6th, 2014

AO News Summary – Art dealer Guy Wildenstein charged with possession of stolen goods

Monday, July 11th, 2011

French Prosecutors Appeal Wildenstein Acquittal

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Art Newspaper Traces Provenance for Wildenstein Caravaggio

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Wildenstein Tax Evasion Trial Denied Second Stay of Proceedings

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Bloomberg Recounts the Legal Battle Over the Wildenstein Family’s Inheritance Lawsuit

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Wildenstein Trial Delayed

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Andy Warhol’s Original Factory Location Sells for $9.98 million

Monday, November 21st, 2016
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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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