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New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Breaking News – $1.1 million Rene Magritte painting stolen from Belgian museum

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Missing Piece of Magritte Work Found Under Another Work

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

The Guardian Examines Magritte’s Comic Timing

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Christie’s to Sell Three Magritte Works at Impressionist and Modern Auction Next Month in New York

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Opening Ceremony Launches Magritte Capsule Line

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Opening Ceremony to Launch Line of Magritte-Inspired Clothes

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Researchers and Museums Lead Hunt for Hidden Magritte

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Missing Magritte Found In Segments Beneath Two Other Works

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Go See – NY: “La Carte D’Aprés Nature” curated by Thomas Demand and featuring René Magritte, Rodney Graham, Tacita Dean at Matthew Marks through October 8th, 2011

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Magritte Museum opens today in Brussels with largest collection of the artist’s work

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

New York – Harold Ancart: “Traveling Light” at David Zwirner Through October 17th, 2020

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 4th-5th, 2020

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

AO Auction Preview – London Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Sales, February 4th – 13th, 2020

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

AO Auction Recap – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, November 12th and 13th, 2019

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 11th – 14th, 2019

Friday, November 8th, 2019

New York – Chris Ofili: “Dangerous Liasions” at David Zwirner Through July 19th, 2019

Monday, July 15th, 2019

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 18th, 2019

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

AO Auction Recap – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, November 11th – 12th, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

New York – Intimate Infinite: “Imagine A Journey” Curated by Brett Gorvy at Lévy Gorvy Through October 24th, 2018

Friday, September 14th, 2018

AO Auction Previews – Impressionist/Modern and Post-War Evening Sales in London, February 27th – March 8th, 2018

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – Fall Auction Week in New York City, November 13th to 16th, 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017
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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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