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Sotheby’s Sues Collector Over Unpaid Bill on Haring Masterpiece

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Sotheby’s Leads Spring Sales in London with £14 Million Picasso

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 16th, 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, November 16th, 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – Fall Auction Week in New York City, November 13th to 16th, 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Ultra-Wealthy Will Spend $2.7 trillion on Art by 2026

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Sotheby’s Posts $23.5 Million Loss in Third Quarter

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Repatriated Brazilian Collection to Go on Sale at Sotheby’s Next Month

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Matisse Family Wins Court Battle

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

New York Times Profiles Efforts of Auction Houses to Stay Ahead of Game in Current Market Landscape

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Tobias Meyer Working with Newhouse Family on Art Collection

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Sotheby’s has Seminal Alberto Burri Work for November Sale in New York

Friday, October 6th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, October 5th, 2017

Friday, October 6th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 5-6th, 2017

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

NYT Spotlights Collection of Artist Howard Hodgkin as it Heads to Auction

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Female Head’ Heads to Sotheby’s in New York for First Ever Auction Test

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

AO Preview – London: Frieze London and London Art Week, October 4th – 8th, 2017

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Financial Times Charts Current Challenges Facing Gallery System

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Sotheby’s to Sell Works from Estate of Painter Howard Hodgkin

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Jean-Michel Basquiat Profiled in The Guardian

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Sotheby’s Facing Increased Competition from China Guardian as Chinese Auction House Expands

Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Queens Museum Head Laura Raicovich Out After Investigation

February 17th, 2018

Laura Raicovich, via NYTFormer Queens Musuem head Laura Raicovich has left the museum following a dispute over a privately hosted event at the museum, sponsored by the State of Israel.  Raicovich’s opposition to the event led to fierce protest, and an investigation that ultimately saw her resign, as did her inclusion in a book supporting the B.D.S. (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) movement. 
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Gustav Klimt Work Found in Secretary’s Home

February 16th, 2018

Gustav Klimt, via NYTA lost Gustav Klimt drawing of two reclining women has been found in a former secretary’s home in the Austrian city of Linz, after details in the woman’s will gave hints at the work’s location.  “We were very surprised at this discovery,” said Julius Stieber, the director of culture and education for the City of Linz. “We’d received a letter, but no one expected the drawing to be returned.”
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Sculpture Center Names Sohrab Mohebbi as New Curator

February 16th, 2018

Sohrab Mohebbi, via Art NewsSculptureCenter has named Sohrab Mohebbi, the associate curator of REDCAT in Los Angeles, as its new curator. “I also really like the idea of having a mandate, looking at art through the lens of sculpture,” he says. “We’re experiencing this moment of complete dematerialization. Everything is going to the cloud. So it’s interesting to have an encounter with an object.”
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