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Long Unseen Marsden Hartley Painting Discovered in Maine Bank Vault

Friday, January 14th, 2022

AO Auction Recap – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, November 11th – 12th, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 11th – 15th, 2018

Friday, November 9th, 2018

New York: Robert Indiana: “Beyond Love” at the Whitney Museum Through January 5th, 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

New York – “American Legends: From Calder to O’Keefe” at the Whitney Museum of American Art through the end of May 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

AO On Site: “Pretty Ugly” at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Maccarone in New York, through August 29

Friday, July 11th, 2008
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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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