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Lucian Freud Portrait of Guinness Heir Heads to Auction at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Painter Celia Paul Discusses Her Work and Lucian Freud in NYT

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Elaine Wynn Discusses Purchasing Francis Bacon’s ‘Three Studies for Lucian Freud’

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Lucian Freud’s Work at National Portrait Gallery Analyzed by New York Review of Books

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

BBC Claims it Has Identified Lost Lucian Freud Work Already Denied by Artist

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Unfinished Portrait to UK in Lieu of Tax Payment

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Archive of Drawings, Letters to British Nation

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Lucian Freud Painting to Lead Christie’s Auction, Estimated at $30-$50 Million

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

British Nation Received £45 Million in Art Last Year Includes Collection of Lucian Freud      

Friday, December 5th, 2014

The Telegraph Tours Lucian Freud’s Kensington Home

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Lucian Freud’s Will Remains Confidential

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

The Independent Profiles Painter Celia Paul, Former Lover of Lucian Freud

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Lucian Freud’s Daughter Fights for Share of Father’s £42million Will

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Francis Bacon Portrait of Lucian Freud Set to Sell at Christie’s This Month

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Estate of Lucian Freud Donates 40 Works by Frank Auerbach to Nation

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Lucian Freud Biography Delves Into Painter’s Personal Life

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Lucian Freud Profiled in New Biography

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Lucian Freud Donates Corot Portrait, Degas Sculptures to Great Britain

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Kate Moss discusses her £1million Lucian Freud tattoo

Monday, November 19th, 2012

London: Lucian Freud ‘Portraits’ at the National Portrait Gallery through May 27, 2012

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Go See – Beijing: Lucian Freud and David Dawson at Faurschou Beijing until August 14th, 2011

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

AO Breaking News – Obituary and News Summary: Lucian Freud dies at the age of 88 in London

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Go See – Munich: Lucian Freud’s “Portraits” at Galerie Daniel Blau through June 3rd 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Go See – Paris: Lucian Freud L’Atelier at the Centre Pompidou through July 19th 2010a

Sunday, April 25th, 2010
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Sotheby’s to Sell Lee Krasner Work Expected to Smash Record

April 25th, 2019

Sotheby’s Evening Sale this May in NYC will potentially set a new auction record for Lee Krasner, as the artist’s work The Eye is the First Circle (1960) will hit the block with an estimate of $10 million to $15 million, double her current estimate. “This painting represents a critical turning point for Krasner—a rebirth in a sense—as it was executed following a period of great personal loss and tragedy,” says Saara Pritchard, senior vice president and senior specialist of Sotheby’s contemporary art department.
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Kochi-Muziris Biennale Faces Controversy Over Sale of Equipment

April 25th, 2019

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India is facing controversy over the sale of equipment and materials from the exhibition’s latest edition, which closed this March.  The injunction follows a claim the organization could not sell a series of air-conditioning units until it had paid for them in full. “Kochi Biennale Foundation has received an interim injunction from the district court pausing the auction of the ACs,” a spokesperson for the Biennale said in a statement. “The auction of all other materials will proceed as planned. The legal response to the injunction is being drafted.”
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Phillips Hires Elizabeth Goldberg as Deputy Chair for Americas

April 25th, 2019

Phillips has hired American art specialist Elizabeth Goldberg from Sotheby’s, appointing her senior international specialist in American art and deputy chairman for the Americas.“As with other auction house categories, the market for American art has changed rather dramatically over the past 15 years, becoming highly selective at the high end with quality being key, ” Goldberg says. “Given this trend, there are certain artists who have emerged as having the power to hang alongside other titans of the twentieth century.” 
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