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Lucian Freud Profiled in New Biography

Sunday, October 13th, 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

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

AO AUCTION PREVIEW: Freud, Warhol, de Kooning, Koons, Murakami at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Oct. 19th, Christie’s, London

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Lucian Freud

Friday, March 7th, 2008

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Auctions, May 5th-14th, 2015

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Global Art Market Soars to $66 Billion in Sales for 2013

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Francis Bacon Triptych May Break Auction Record for Artist at Christie’s Next Month

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Susanne du Toit’s portrait of son wins BP portrait award

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2013 Preview, June 13th-16th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Oxford: Jenny Saville at Modern Art Oxford Through September 16, 2012

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Don’t Miss – Geneva: Glenn Brown at Gagosian Gallery through July 23rd, 2011

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Totals $301.7M; Warhol & Rothko Are Top Lots

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

AO Auction Results: London – Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale the second most successful contemporary auction ever held at Sotheby’s, London

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – London: The January Post-War and Contemporary Auctions Begin at Sotheby’s

Monday, February 8th, 2010

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Friday October 16th, exceeds expections of conservative estimates

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Go See – New York: Alice Neel 'Selected Works' At David Zwirner and 'Nudes of the 1930s' at Zwirner & Wirth through June 20, 2009

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Don't Miss: Women, A Loan Exhibition from the Collection of Steven and Alexandra Cohen at Sotheby's New York, through April 14

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Titian’s Diana and Actaeon is secured

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Bacon portrait expected to sell for £7.5m at Christie’s auction in October

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Newslinks for Friday September 12, 2008

Friday, September 12th, 2008
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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