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Oliver Barker and Mario Tavella New Sotheby’s Europe Co-Chairs

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 17th, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

David Bowie’s Art Collection to Go on Sale this November

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 28th, 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 9th, 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Francis Bacon Self-Portrait to Hit Auction Block this May at Sotheby’s New York

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Sotheby’s to Sell Long-Missing Francis Bacon Self-Portraits This July in London

Monday, April 27th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, February 10th, 2015

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

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

Monday, February 8th, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Summer auctions in London at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury start tomorrow

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Update: Damien Hirst goes to Auction at Sotheby’s, September 15-16, 2008

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

U2’s Jean-Michel Basquiat work on Sotheby’s block for $17.7M

Monday, June 16th, 2008
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LaToya Ruby Frazier Featured in NYT

March 3rd, 2021

LaToya Ruby Frazier has a piece in the NYT this week, showcasing new work and talking about her critical approach towards American culture. “I am showing these dark things about America because I love my country and countrymen,” she says. “When you love somebody, you tell them the truth. Even if it hurts.”
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MoMA Covers Architect Philip Johnson’s Name from Wall Signage Over Fascist Views

March 3rd, 2021

MoMA has covered up the name of late architect Philip Johnson on wall signs amid allegations of his fascist views. “To move forward with the exhibition thoughtfully, honoring the communities that the artists and their works represent, we feel it’s appropriate to respect the exhibition design suggestion and cover the signage with Johnson’s name outside the Architecture and Design galleries on an interim basis,” a MoMA spokesperson said. “To confront this matter, the Museum currently has underway a rigorous research initiative to explore in full the allegations against Johnson and gather all available information. This work is ongoing.”
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Italy Looks to Art to Help Combat Overtourism

March 3rd, 2021

Italy is looking to combat its crush of tourists in major cities by leasing works from the Uffizi in Florence to smaller museums and spaces around the country, CNN reports. “We already have over 3,000 works of art on display in the Uffizi — that’s enough,” Uffizi director Eike Schmidt says.
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