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FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Three Deaccessioned Georgia O’Keefe Works Head to Sothby’s

Tuesday, October 16th, 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

Banksy Piece Self-Destructs After Sale in London

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

AO Auction Recap – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 4th – 5th, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

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

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Dmitry Rybolovlev Files $380 Million Lawsuit Against Sotheby’s

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 4-5, 2018

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Broadway Musical to Focus on Life and Work of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Art News Publishes Annual List of Top 200 Collectors

Tuesday, September 11th, 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 Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, June 26th – 28th, 2018

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, June 19th and 20th, 2018

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 19th – 20th, 2018

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, May 16th and 17th, 2018

Friday, May 18th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 15th, 2018

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

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

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

AO Auction Preview – New York: Auction Week in New York City, May 8th-9th, 14 – 17th, 2018

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

October 19th, 2018

Antonio Marco, via Associated PressA fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are facing charges of fraud after allegedly using an elderly woman’s identity to buy a Mark Rothko for $6.4 million and an Ad Reinhardt work for $1.16 million at Sotheby’s, AP reports. “Our discussions with the purchasers raised significant suspicion and concern for the elderly client they purported to represent and we felt it was necessary to contact the FBI,” Sotheby’s said in a emailed statement. “We are pleased that the appropriate action has been taken and the victim has been protected.”
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Jenny Holzer Profiled in New York Magazine

October 19th, 2018

Jenny Holzer, via New York MagazineJenny Holzer gets a profile in New York Magazine this week, reviewing her recent work and her approach towards creating her bracing, direct brand of text art. “I have made much of my work sex-blind and anonymous so that it wouldn’t be dismissed as the work of a woman,” she says. “I don’t want to be looked at or dismissed, or even attract anybody, as a female.”
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Barbara Kruger to Reprise MOCA LA Installation

October 19th, 2018

Barbara Kruger at MOCA, via LA TimesBarbara Kruger will reprise her iconic installation Untitled (Questions) on the facade of LA’s Geffen Contemporary, the LA Times reports. “People in this city didn’t realize what a gem this building was,” Kruger says of the space. “It was able to shape-shift and be altered in brute, really material ways. It wasn’t a precious over-designed museum.”
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