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New Documents Stoke Claims Over Modigliani Painting

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Martin Scorcese Talks Abandoned Modigliani Project in Podcast

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Sotheby’s London Imp/Modern Sale FEatures £16 Million Modigliani

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Fake Modigliani Works Lead to Lawsuits from Museum-Goers

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Collection of Modigliani Works Previously Shown in Genoa Declared Fake

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Lawsuit Over Nahmad Family Modigliani to Go Forward

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Doge’s Palace in Genoa Closes Modigliani Show After 21 Works Discovered to be Fake

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Tate Modern to Launch Largest Ever UK Modigliani Retrospective

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Modigliani Catalogue Raisonné Expansion Planned

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Vanity Fair Spotlights Challenges to Market for Modigliani Works

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Uncertain Market for Modigliani Driving Research for Catalog Raisonné

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

David Nahmad Talks to NYT on Disputed Modigliani

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Sotheby’s Adds $40 Million Modigliani Portrait to Sale in London This Month

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Contested Modigliani Work Seized by Swiss Authorities

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Panama Papers Shed Additional Light on Contested Modigliani Work

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Nahmad Family Sued Over Modigliani Portrait Claimed as Nazi Loot

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

New York Times Profiles Modigliani Buyer Liu Yiqian

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Christie’s Leads November Sales in New York with $100 mil Modigliani

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Sotheby’s to Offer Modigliani Stone Sculpture Estimated at $45 Million

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Helly Nahmad Sued Over Allegedly Helping to Hide $20 Million Nazi-Looted Modigliani

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Modigliani Portrait Part of $237 Million Christie’s Auction in London

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $227.5M; Sets Auction Record with $68.9M Modigliani Sale (UPDATED with VIDEO)

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Amadeo Modigliani

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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