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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Michelangelo Pistoletto Interviewed in NYT

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Restoration of Michelangelo’s Florence Pietà to be Done in Public View

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Research Proves “Pieta” Model Made by Michelangelo

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Royal Academy Plans Show of Works by Bill Viola and Michelangelo

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Michelangelo Pistoletto to Show at Blenheim Palace

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Jeff Koons to Install Alongside Michelangelo in Florence

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Cambridge Scholars Reveal a Pair of Bronze Sculptures Attributed to Michelangelo

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Victoria and Albert Museum Prepare to Unveil Restored Cast of Michelangelo’s ‘David’

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

New York – Michelangelo Pistoletto: “The Minus Objects 1965-1966″ at Luhring Augustine through May 11, 2014

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

New Study Illustrates Michelangelo’s Skill as Master Forger

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Michelangelo Pistoletto, Antony Gormley Honored in Japan

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

London – Michelangelo Pistoletto: “Pistoletto Politico” at Luxembourg and Dayan Through April 12th, 2013

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Unfinished Michelangelo Sculpture to be Installed in Milan Prison

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

London – “Michelangelo Pistoletto: Lavoro” at The Simon Lee Gallery, Through October 29th, 2012

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Serkan Özkaya ‘David (Inspired by Michelangelo)’ on tour to permanent location at 21c Museum in Louisville, KY, March 5–6, 2012

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Go See – London: Michelangelo Pistoletto at Simon Lee Gallery through October 29, 2011

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Go See – London: Michelangelo Pistoletto “The Mirror of Judgement” at the Serpentine Gallery through September 17th, 2011

Friday, August 12th, 2011

AO On Site – Paris: ‘Fresh Hell’ at the Palais de Tokyo through January 16th, 2011 featuring Maurizio Cattelan, Martin Creed, Isa Genzken, Dan Graham, Philip Guston, Martin Kippenberger, Nate Lowman, Sarah Lucas, Bruce Nauman & Frank Owen, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Rob Pruitt, Agathe Snow, Rudolf Stingel, Rosemarie Trockel and others

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Go See – Philadelphia: Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956-1974 Retrospective at Philadelphia Museum of Art Through January 17th

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

New York – Ivy Haldeman: “The Interesting Type” at Downs and Ross Through October 21st, 2018

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

New York – “Contingencies: Arte Povera and After” at Luxembourg & Dayan Through December 16th, 2017

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Civil Court Rules Against Unlicensed Uses of Image of Statue of David

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Getty Museum Acquires Major Collection of Drawings

Friday, July 21st, 2017
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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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