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Christie’s and Sotheby’s Ordered to Disclose Past Dealing with Jeffrey Epstein

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Vinci Chang Leaves Post at Head of Sotheby’s Modern Art Asia

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Sotheby’s Sale of from Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz Estate Achieves $17.2 M. Total

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Sotheby’s Teams with Highsnobiety for Streetwear Line Promoting Old Masters Week

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Sotheby’s Shareholders Approve Acquisition Deal

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Sotheby’s Reports Net Income of $85.7 million for Q4

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Adam Chinn Leaves Sotheby’s

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Dmitry Rybolovlev Files $380 Million Lawsuit Against Sotheby’s

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Laure de Beauvau-Craon, former chair of Sotheby’s France, Passes Away at the Age of 74

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Cécile Bernard Appointed General Manager of Sotheby’s France

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Sotheby’s Appoints Benjamin Dollar as Chairman, Americas

Friday, June 24th, 2016

WSJ Profiles Sotheby’s Recent Refocusing

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Sotheby’s Announces Landmark Sale of Historic Photographs

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Daniel Loeb’s Case Against Sotheby’s Fast-Tracked

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Sotheby’s to Open London Gallery for Private Sales

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

First Half of 2013 Sales Figures Disclosed for Christie’s and Sotheby’s

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Tuesday May 14th, 2013.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: The New York Academy of Art’s 19th Annual “Take Home a Nude” Benefit at Sotheby’s October 18, 2010

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

AO AUCTION RESULTS: FEW SURPRISES AT SOTHEBY’S CONTEMPORARY EVENING AUCTION JUNE 28 LONDON

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

AO Auction Results: London – Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale the second most successful contemporary auction ever held at Sotheby’s, London

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – London: The January Post-War and Contemporary Auctions Begin at Sotheby’s

Monday, February 8th, 2010

London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 3, 2010 – historic London sale substantiates art market recovery through robust hammer prices exceeding £10 million for works by Giacometti, Cezanne and Klimt

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

AO Auction Results: Old Masters Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s in London – numerous records set at two ground-breaking auctions

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 11, 2009 – Only Two Lots Go Unsold in a highly successful Sale Dominated by Warhol

Thursday, November 12th, 2009
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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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