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Leon Black to Leave MoMA Chair

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

MoMA in Talks with Leon Black Over Ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Monday, March 15th, 2021

MoMA Chair Leon Black Leaving Apollo After Reports of Over $150 Million in Payments to Jeffrey Epstein

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

MoMA Chair Leon Black’s Apollo GLobal Management Bankrolls Massive Newspaper Deal

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Leon Black Purchases Former Site of Knoedler Gallery for New Home

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Leon Black’s Publishing House Confirms Purchase of Artspace

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Publishing House Owned by Leon Black In Talks to Acquire Artspace

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Collector and Private-Equity Magnate Leon Black Makes Art & Auction Power List

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Leon Black is the buyer of Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle”

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Leon and Debra Black Donate $40 Million to MoMA

Saturday, November 24th, 2018

Marie-Josée Kravis Named Next Chair of MoMA

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 13th – 16th, 2019

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Hedge Fund Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $10 to MCA Chicago

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

AO Newslink

Monday, October 8th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, September 17th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

AO Preview – Venice: “The Milk of Dreams,” the 59th Venice Biennale, Curated by Cecilia Alemani, April 23rd – November 27th, 2022

Monday, April 18th, 2022

East Hampton – “SNOW DAY” at The Drawing Room through February 27th, 2022

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

AO On-Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair on Randall’s Island, May 2nd – 5th, 2019

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

AO Auction Preview – Fall Auction Week in New York City, November 13th to 16th, 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017

New York: TEFAF New York Spring Debut at Park Avenue Armory, May 4th-8th, 2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Armed Robbers Break into TEFAF, Causing Evacuation

June 28th, 2022

A group of armed men broke into TEFAF Maastricht this week in an attempted robbery, causing an evacuation of the fair.  “TEFAF has robust procedures in the event of a security breach,” a spokesperson for the fair said. “These were precisely followed, and all visitors, exhibitors and staff were safely evacuated. The fair has now reopened.”
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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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