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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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Sotheby’s to Sell Lee Krasner Work Expected to Smash Record

April 25th, 2019

Sotheby’s Evening Sale this May in NYC will potentially set a new auction record for Lee Krasner, as the artist’s work The Eye is the First Circle (1960) will hit the block with an estimate of $10 million to $15 million, double her current estimate. “This painting represents a critical turning point for Krasner—a rebirth in a sense—as it was executed following a period of great personal loss and tragedy,” says Saara Pritchard, senior vice president and senior specialist of Sotheby’s contemporary art department.
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Kochi-Muziris Biennale Faces Controversy Over Sale of Equipment

April 25th, 2019

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India is facing controversy over the sale of equipment and materials from the exhibition’s latest edition, which closed this March.  The injunction follows a claim the organization could not sell a series of air-conditioning units until it had paid for them in full. “Kochi Biennale Foundation has received an interim injunction from the district court pausing the auction of the ACs,” a spokesperson for the Biennale said in a statement. “The auction of all other materials will proceed as planned. The legal response to the injunction is being drafted.”
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Phillips Hires Elizabeth Goldberg as Deputy Chair for Americas

April 25th, 2019

Phillips has hired American art specialist Elizabeth Goldberg from Sotheby’s, appointing her senior international specialist in American art and deputy chairman for the Americas.“As with other auction house categories, the market for American art has changed rather dramatically over the past 15 years, becoming highly selective at the high end with quality being key, ” Goldberg says. “Given this trend, there are certain artists who have emerged as having the power to hang alongside other titans of the twentieth century.” 
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