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Guggenheim Receives Endowment from Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Robert Mapplethorpe’s Impact Evaluated in NYT Article

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Trailer Released for Robert Mapplethorpe Biopic

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Juergen Teller to Curate Robert Mapplethorpe Show in London

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Artist Suing Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation for $65 Million

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

LA Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibitions in NYT

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Salzburg – Robert Mapplethorpe at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Through October 26th, 2013

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

New York – Robert Mapplethorpe: “Self Portraits” at Skarstedt Gallery, through June 15th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Don’t Miss – New York: “50 Americans” by Robert Mapplethorpe at Sean Kelly Gallery through June 18th, 2011

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Go See – New York: The Figure and Dr. Freud at Haunch of Venison, featuring JONATHAN MEESE, GEORGE CONDO, CECILY BROWN, ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, ALICE NEEL, FRANCIS BACON, DIANE ARBUS, WILLEM DE KOONING, PICASSO AND MORE. Through August 22, 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Portuguese Museum Director Resigns Over Alleged Censorship of Mapplethorpe Show

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Art Newspaper Documents Challenges of Sexually-Charged Mapplethorpe Works in LA Exhibitions

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Go See: Mapplethorpe Polaroids at the Whitney through September 7, 2008

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Guggenheim to Mount 2022 Alex Katz Show

Monday, January 20th, 2020

Photographer Alvin Baltrop Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, August 19th, 2019

AO Preview – Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 27th – 31st, 2019

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Collector Seeks Termination of 700-Work Loan to Serralves Museum Over Censorship

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

New York – “A Luta Continua: The Sylvio Perlstein Collection” at Hauser & Wirth Through July 27th, 2018

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 6th, 2018

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

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

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Los Angeles — “Over The Rainbow” at Praz-Delavallade Through August 26th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Art News Reflects on History of NEA Clashes with Government

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

London – Thomas Ruff: “Nature Morte” at Gagosian Gallery Through September 26th, 2015

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Salzburg – “30 Years” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Through August 28th, 2013

Monday, August 5th, 2013
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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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