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Museum of Modern Art Examines Gaugin’s Polynesian Odyssies

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Go See – Tokyo: Paul Gauguin at MOMAT, The Japan National Museum of Modern Art, through September 23, 2009

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Paul Gauguin

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

New York – Chris Ofili: “Night and Day” at The New Museum Through January 25th, 2015

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

French Masterworks Recovered After Sitting in Italian Kitchen for 40 Years

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

6 Years in Prison for Romanian Art Thieves in Rotterdam Heist

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Writer Uncovers Article Reporting on Van Gogh’s Severed Ear

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

New York – “The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawings and Prints from the Clark” at The Frick Collection, Through June 16th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Netherlands Art Heist Suspects Arrested

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

London – “Luc Tuymans: Allo!” at David Zwirner’s new space at 24 Grafton Street, Mayfair, London, Through November 17th, 2012

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

AO Auction Preview – London: Sotheby’s & Christie’s to Hold Impressionist & Modern Art Sales June 21-22, 2011

Monday, June 20th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $170.5M for 44 Lots Sold on May 3, 2011

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby's and Christie's to Hold Impressionist & Modern Sales in New York, May 3 & 4, 2011

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale and Art of the Surreal Sale at Christie’s London on Wednesday February 9, 2011 Bring in £84.9 million ($136.3 million); Record-Breaking Bonnard is Top Lot

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO Interview – Los Angeles: Nick van Woert “No Man’s Land” at OHWOW

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Picasso and Gauguin Lead Impressionist & Modern Art Sales at Sotheby's & Christie's in London February 7-8th, 2011

Sunday, February 6th, 2011
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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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