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AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 16th, 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s and Phillips Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales, October 6th, 2017

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Lawsuit Over Gerhard Richter Tangles Chinese Collectors and Phillips in Sticky Ownership Case

Monday, August 28th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 29th, 2017

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Sale at Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, May 18th, 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017

New Museum’s Lisa Phillips Profiled in NYT

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Lilly Chan Leaving Christie’s for Phillips as Managing Director for Asia

Monday, April 17th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Dina Amin Leaves Christie’s for Phillips

Monday, January 30th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century Evening Sale and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 16th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

$35 Million Gerhard Richter Set to Sell at Phillips in New York

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Phillips Announces $12-$18 Million Clyfford Still for November Evening Sale

Friday, October 21st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 5th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 27th, 2016

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Phillips Sets $15.7 Million Record for Diego Rivera Piece

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Cheyenne Westphal Leaves Sotheby’s to Chair Phillips

Monday, May 16th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Phillips 20th Century Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Phillips Leading May Sales in New York with Trio of Mark Bradford Paintings

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, February 9th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Phillips President Michael McGinnis Stepping Down

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 8th, 2015

Monday, November 9th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, October 14th, 2015

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Phillips Announces Barbara Hepworth Show for Next Summer

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Phillips Expanding Into Modern Art

Saturday, September 19th, 2015
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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