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Forbes Announces 30 Under 30 Art List Including Lucien Smith, Oscar Murillo, More

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The New York Times Profiles Lucien Smith Before His Upcoming Solo Show Tomorrow

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

New York – Lucien Smith: “A Clean Sweep” at Suzanne Geiss Company Through June 29th, 2013

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Art Evening Sales, February 10th-13th, 2014

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Bloomberg Looks Inside Competitive Market for Young Artists

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

AO – Auction Results: Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Monday, November 11, 2013

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

AO Onsite Photoset – NADA Art Fair in Miami Beach, December 7th, 2012

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

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

Friday, June 21st, 2013

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

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Lucian Freud

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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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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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