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Helena Newman Takes Over as Chair of Sotheby’s Europe

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Sotheby’s Helena Newman Allays Brexit Fears Following Auction Week

Friday, July 1st, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Sotheby’s to Lead London Impressionist and Modern Sale with Degas Masterpiece

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Rare Mondrian May Set Record at Sotheby’s This Week

Monday, May 12th, 2014

AO Auction Results – London: Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s, Tuesday June 19, 2012

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

AO Auction Preview – London: The January Modern and Impressionist Auctions Begin Tomorrow at Christie’s

Monday, February 1st, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Summer auctions in London at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury start tomorrow

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

AO Auction Results: Impressionist and Modern Art Auction, Tuesday February 3rd, Sotheby’s, London

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

London Auction House Round-Up

Monday, February 4th, 2008
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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