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Sotheby’s to Sell Lee Krasner Work Expected to Smash Record

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Francis Bacon “Screaming Pope” to Go on Sale at Sotheby’s

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Sotheby’s to Offer Monet Haystacks at May 14th Auction in NYC

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Carmen Herrera Resets Auction Record at Sotheby’s

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Lucian Freud Portrait of Guinness Heir Heads to Auction at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Former Sotheby’s Employee Donates Collection of Artist Postcards to British Museum

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Sotheby’s Reports Net Loss of $27.8 million for Q3

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Sotheby’s Tad Smith Cancels Saudi Conference Appearance

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Banksy Work Destroyed at Sotheby’s Sold as New Piece

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Sotheby’s Unveils Works from Private European Collection for November New York Sale

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Teiger Collection Goes to Sotheby’s

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Yasuaki Ishizaka Appointed Chairman of Sotheby’s Japan

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Sotheby’s Shows $57.3 million net income for Quarter, Down from Last Year

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Simon Shaw Named Vice Chairman of Sotheby’s Global Fine Art Division

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Sotheby’s Eric Shiner to Join White Cube

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction, June 26th, 2018

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 14th, 2018

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

NYT Reports on Dispute Over Price Basquiat at Sotheby’s

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

NYT Profiles Sotheby’s Scientific Research Department

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Jacob Ochtervelt Painting Formerly Looted by Nazis to Go to Auction at Sotheby’s

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

David Hockney Work Looks to Top Record at Sotheby’s New York Next Week

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

$30 Million Pollock at Sotheby’s for May Sale in New York

Friday, March 30th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale, March 7th, 2018

Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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