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London – Ken Price: “A Survey of Sculptures and Drawings, 1959 – 2006″ at Hauser & Wirth Through February 4th, 2017

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Los Angeles – Ken Price: “Drawings” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through September 10th, 2016

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

New York – Ken Price: “Drawings” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through June 25th, 2016

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

New York – “Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Through September 22nd, 2013

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Is this weekend’s Banksy auction flop a harbinger of ill for the near term fate of low and midpriced contemporary works?

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Billionaire Collector Ken Griffin Airs Concerns Over Art Market Health

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Paul Gauguin’s $300 Million Price Tag Confirmed

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Sotheby’s Share Prices Hints at Downturn in Art Market

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

AO On Site Auction Results w/ Photoset – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 8, 2012 – Many records broken.

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

AO Auction Results: Old Master’s Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York – the majority of works sell above estimate, with many works reaching record-breaking prices

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

AO November Auction Roundup 1 of 5: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art, New York, Thursday November 6th: “Obviously, prices have changed”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Chinese contemporary outsells western artists at auction this weekend

Monday, October 15th, 2007

Los Angeles – Ron Nagle: “Ice Breaker” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 8th, 2017

Friday, March 24th, 2017

New York – Ron Nagle: “Five O’Clock Shadow” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through October 24th, 2015

Friday, September 25th, 2015

New York – “What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art 1960 to the Present” at Matthew Marks Through August 14th, 2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: The 26th Annual ADAA Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory, March 5th – 9th, 2014

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Pacific Standard Time Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 at the J. Paul Getty Museum through February 5, 2012

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

New York — Bjarne Melgaard: “The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment” at Red Bull Arts New York Through April 9th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Dmitriy Rybolovlev Takes 74% Loss on Gauguin Painting

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, November 30th – December 4th, 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 14th – 17th, 2016

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 7th, 2016

Saturday, October 8th, 2016
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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