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State Senator Sarah McBride, Nation’s Highest Ranking Transgender Official, Speaks with Art Newspaper on her Experiences with the Arts

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Art Newspaper Looks at Why High-Profile Works Are Stolen, Often Multiple Times

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

High Line Revels 2020 Public Art Commissions

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Seth Cameron of Bruce High-Quality Foundation to Take Over as Head of New York’s Children’s Museum of Art

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

UK Arts Mark Higher Contributions to UK Economy Than Agriculture

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

NYT Spotlights Museums’ Efforts to Highlight Latinx Artists

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

NYT Appraises Market Prospects for New Crop of Highly Political American Art

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Lawsuit Highlights Challenges for Collectors from Artist Foundations

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Lori Holtz Leaves Christie’s, Continuing High-Profile Departures

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

South Korea Boasts Highest Number of Private Art Museums in World

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Art Lending Set for Record Highs in Coming Years

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Bloomberg Notes Higher Prices for Female Artists on the Secondary Market

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Statue Breaks World Record for Highest Sale of Ancient Egyptian Art

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Alex Katz to Premiere Work in Public Art Project by Highline and Whitney Museum

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Art Market Digs Deep for New High Sellers at Auction

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Ed Ruscha Tapped for High Line Art Program

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Researchers Study Age of Highest Creativity for Artists

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Chinese Painter Zeng Fanzhi Becomes Highest Selling Contemporary Asian Artist at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Auction With $23.3 Million Final Price

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

British Art Exports Achieve Highest Mark Since Financial Crash

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

ArtNet Statistics Indicate Exceedingly Strong Market for Female Artists, Refutes List of Highest Sales Records

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Major Artists Donate Work for Auction to Support Whitney Museum’s Highline Location

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Venice Biennale to Highlight a New Group of Young British Artists

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Warhol Tops List of Highest Selling Artists

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

New York City – Richard Artschwager: “Richard Artschwager!” at the Whitney Museum and “BLPS” at The Highline, Through February 3rd, 2012

Sunday, November 25th, 2012
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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