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Sotheby’s Selling Lichtenstein Brushstroke in June Auction, Est: $20 Million

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Ana Mendieta Work Set to Sell at Sotheby’s Sees Conflict Over Ownership

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Sotheby’s Renewed Emphasis on Private Sales Reviewed in Art Newspaper

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Iconic Francis Bacon Triptych Heads to Sotheby’s this May

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Sotheby’s Notches $1 Billion in Private Sales for 2019

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Sotheby’s to Sell Collection of Hunk and Moo Anderson

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Sotheby’s Moves Hong Kong Sales to New York in Bid to Avoid Coronavirus Scare

Monday, February 24th, 2020

$10.3 Million Hockney Sunflowers to Tour Asia Before Sale at Sotheby’s

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Sotheby’s Re-Organizes, Amy Cappellazzo Heads Expanded Fine Arts Division

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

British Court Orders Sotheby’s Repaid for Disputed Work Sold for $10.8 Million

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Sotheby’s Names Ruben Work as Star in Old Masters Sale in New York

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Two Fabrizio Morettis Team Up For Selling Exhibition at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Sotheby’s New Owner Patrick Drahi Profiled in Bloomberg

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Marc Jacobs to Sell Work at Sotheby’s Next Month

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Charles F. Stewart to Take Over at Sotheby’s

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Sotheby’s Has $25m Rothko for New York Sale in November

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Sotheby’s New York to Sell Francis Bacon’s “Pope” this November, Benefitting the Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Robert Mnuchin to Sell de Kooning Work for $25 to $35 Million at Sotheby’s New York

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 3rd, 2019

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Sotheby’s and Ugo Rondinone Partner to Fight Bladder Cancer

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Major Print Portfolio to Sell at Sotheby’s London this Fall

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Fourth Sotheby’s Shareholder Sues to Block Drahi Sale

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Stakeholders Sue Over Sotheby’s Sale

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Lee Rosenbaum Looks at the Auction Landscape as Sotheby’s Goes Private

Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Protests Begin in Norway as Picasso Mural is Removed from Damaged Building

July 29th, 2020

Protests have begun in Norway, as the government begins tearing down a massive Picasso mural damaged in the 2011 terrorist attack in Oslo. “There is a grieving process that this is happening,”  “At the same time, the spirit that many displayed to campaign to protect the building has been very positive. People have woken up to the value of this art.”
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Final Van Gogh Work Location Discovered

July 29th, 2020

The site of Van Gogh’s last painting has been discovered as Auvers-sur-Oise, village north of Paris where the artist died.  “Having worked for hours on a painting which shows a preoccupation with the relentless struggle between life and death, Van Gogh, feeling alone and seeing no alternative, decided to find his earthly rest with the setting sun, on the outskirts of the village with a view of a freshly harvested wheatfield,” says researcher Wouter van der Veen. 
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Tate Blasted Over Cuts Alleged to Disproportionately Affect Minority Staff

July 29th, 2020

The Tate is under fire after trade unions accused the museum of disproportionately cutting black and minority ethnic staff members as it reopens.  “Many of these colleagues will be amongst the lowest-paid staff on the Tate estate, with some at risk earning little more than the national minimum wage, and in some of the most diverse teams across Tate,” the union representing employees stated.
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