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Rare Arshile Gorky and Wassily Kandinsky Head to Sotheby’s London

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

$80 Million Botticelli Sale at Sotheby’s Mystifies Experts

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s Sets New Record for Ansel Adams

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Works to Go on Sale Next Year at Sotheby’s

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Old Masters Move Online Spotlighted in Art Newspaper

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

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

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Art News Recaps David Schrader’s Impact on Sotheby’s Private Sales

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

New Firm Aims to Consult on Deaccessioning and Risk-Mitigation

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Sotheby’s Adds Last Sale for 2020 With $12mil Picasso Portrait

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Baltimore Museum of Art Nixes Deaccession Mere Hours Before Sale

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Ronald Perelman to Sell Giacometti in Sealed Bid Sale

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Sotheby’s to Sell Two Basquiat Works from Estate of Enrico Navarra

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Works by Man Ray, de Chirico Could Break Auction Records Next Week at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Sotheby’s to Sell $30 Million from Hester Diamond Collection

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Brooklyn Museum Continues Deaccessioning with Second Round of Works

Friday, October 16th, 2020

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

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Bloomberg Charts Sale of Botticelli in Upcoming Old Masters Sales

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

Auction Houses Record Uptick in Online Sales Amid COVID Shutdowns

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Sotheby’s Launches Financial Services Division

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Sotheby’s Announces $2.5 billion in Revenue for First Half of 2020

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Blue-Chip Galleries Head East to Hamptons for Summer

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

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

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

AO News Round-Up: Closures Continue in Art World Over Coronavirus

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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LaToya Ruby Frazier Featured in NYT

March 3rd, 2021

LaToya Ruby Frazier has a piece in the NYT this week, showcasing new work and talking about her critical approach towards American culture. “I am showing these dark things about America because I love my country and countrymen,” she says. “When you love somebody, you tell them the truth. Even if it hurts.”
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MoMA Covers Architect Philip Johnson’s Name from Wall Signage Over Fascist Views

March 3rd, 2021

MoMA has covered up the name of late architect Philip Johnson on wall signs amid allegations of his fascist views. “To move forward with the exhibition thoughtfully, honoring the communities that the artists and their works represent, we feel it’s appropriate to respect the exhibition design suggestion and cover the signage with Johnson’s name outside the Architecture and Design galleries on an interim basis,” a MoMA spokesperson said. “To confront this matter, the Museum currently has underway a rigorous research initiative to explore in full the allegations against Johnson and gather all available information. This work is ongoing.”
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Italy Looks to Art to Help Combat Overtourism

March 3rd, 2021

Italy is looking to combat its crush of tourists in major cities by leasing works from the Uffizi in Florence to smaller museums and spaces around the country, CNN reports. “We already have over 3,000 works of art on display in the Uffizi — that’s enough,” Uffizi director Eike Schmidt says.
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