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Matisse Family Wins Court Battle

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

New York – Pierre Huyghe at The Artist’s Institute Through August 17th, 2014

Friday, August 15th, 2014

AO Onsite Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale in New York Brings in $231.4M; Sets Records for Matisse & Gris (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Spectacular Yves Saint Laurent auction raises record breaking $264 million, sets records for Mondrian, Matisse

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

New York – Balthus: “The Last Studies” at Gagosian Gallery until December 21, 2013

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

UPDATE – Rotterdam Kunsthal Museum Theft: Details on Works Stolen

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

AO Onsite – New York: Jean Dubuffet ‘Jean Dubuffet: The Two Last Years’ at Pace Gallery through March 10, 2012

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

AO Auction Preview- New York: Christie’s & Sotheby’s to Hold Impressionist and Modern Art Auctions In New York, November 1 & 2, 2011

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Go See – New York: 'Tanguy/ Calder: Between Surrealism and Abstraction' at L & M Arts through July 9th, 2010

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – New York: The Spring Auctions begin tonight with the highly anticipated sale of Picasso’s ‘Nude, Green Leaves and Bust’

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Balthus

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Frieze Week, May 13th-17th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO Auction Recap: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, May 6th-7th, 2014

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Los Angeles: Elizabeth Peyton at Regen Projects through May 12, 2012

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s Realizes $200M, Restituted Klimt Sells for $40M

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Go See: The French Riviera – L'Art Contemporain et la Côte D'Azur Un Terretoire Pour L'Experimentation 1951-2011 through November 7th, 2011

Wednesday, July 6th, 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 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

AO Auction Preview – New York: The Fall Modern and Impressionist Auctions Begin Tonight at Christie’s

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Christie’s YSL Auction Sabotaged by Chinese Bidder refusing to pay for looted Qing heads

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

£240 Million Christie's Paris Yves Saint Laurent auction has begun

Monday, February 23rd, 2009
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Armed Robbers Break into TEFAF, Causing Evacuation

June 28th, 2022

A group of armed men broke into TEFAF Maastricht this week in an attempted robbery, causing an evacuation of the fair.  “TEFAF has robust procedures in the event of a security breach,” a spokesperson for the fair said. “These were precisely followed, and all visitors, exhibitors and staff were safely evacuated. The fair has now reopened.”
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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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