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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Breaking: Mona Hatoum Awarded 2011 Joan Miró Prize

Monday, February 7th, 2011

AO Auction Recap – New York: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 13th – 14th, 2019

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 11th – 14th, 2019

Friday, November 8th, 2019

AO Auction Results – New York: 19th and 20th Century Works from the Collection of David and Peggy Rockefeller at Christie’s, May 8th, 2018

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

New York – Fausto Melotti at Hauser and Wirth Through June 18th, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

New York – Peter Doig: “Early Works” at Michael Werner, through January 4th 2014

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO Auction Preview – New York: The Fall Modern and Impressionist Auctions Begin Tonight at Christie’s

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009
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Sotheby’s Announces $2.5 billion in Revenue for First Half of 2020

August 3rd, 2020

Sotheby’s announced earnings for the first half of 2020 at $2.5 billion with sales volume for the year down 25%, but impressive gains shown in online sales. “The art and luxury markets have proven to be incredibly resilient, and demand for quality across categories is unabated.” says CEO Charles Stewart.
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Yayoi Kusama’s Gropius Bau Retrospective Postponed Until 2021

August 3rd, 2020

Yayoi Kusama’s retrospective at the Gropius Bau in Berlin has been postponed until 2021.  “To Covid-19 that stands in our way/I say Disappear from this earth/We shall fight/We shall fight this terrible monster,” the artist said earlier this year in a statement on the current challenges caused by the virus.
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Protests Begin in Norway as Picasso Mural is Removed from Damaged Building

July 29th, 2020

Protests have begun in Norway, as the government begins tearing down a massive Picasso mural damaged in the 2011 terrorist attack in Oslo. “There is a grieving process that this is happening,”  “At the same time, the spirit that many displayed to campaign to protect the building has been very positive. People have woken up to the value of this art.”
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