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Alexander Calder’s “Activators” at Whitney Show Profiled in NYY

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, June 28th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Actual Size Curated Sale and Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Sotheby’s Names Jan Prasens Managing Director of Europe

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Art Newspaper Traces Rise and Fall of Market Strength for Gutai Group

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Andy Warhol’s First Self-Portrait to Hit Auction Block at Sotheby’s this Month

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Marcato Capital Holdings in Sotheby’s

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Timothy Sammons Facing Extradition Over Larceny Charges

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

New York Times Spotlights Challenges Over Nazi-Looted Arts and Provenance

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

New York Times Asks if African Art is Being “Gentrified”

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

The Guardian Breaks Down Auction Market after Record-Setting Sales

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Sale at Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, May 18th, 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017

New York Times Profiles Market Growth for Basquiat Works

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 16th, 2017

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 15th, 2017

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – New York: New York Auction Week, May 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017

CNBC Forecasts Strong Auction Week as Sotheby’s Points to Structural Growth Potential for Market

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Spiegel Family Collection Sparks Sibling Rivalry at Christie’s and Sotheby’s

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Sotheby’s Posts $11 million loss in Historically Weak First Quarter, Showing Promise for Strengthening Market

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Sotheby’s Carrying $217 Million in Guarantees Next Week

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

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

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Sotheby’s Withdraws Eighteen Works from Sale by Artists Pension Trust

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Sotheby’s Announces $60 Million Basquiat for New York Sale in May

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Rocker Alice Cooper Discovers Long Lost Andy Warhol Electric Chair in Collection

July 25th, 2017

Andy Warhol, Red Electric Chair, via GuardianRock and Roll superstar Alice Cooper has reportedly discovered a lost Andy Warhol Electric Chair painting in his collection, a piece that could be worth several million dollars, The Guardian reports. “Truthfully, at the time no one thought it had any real value,” Cooper’s manager, Shep Gordon says. “Andy Warhol was not ‘Andy Warhol’ back then. And it was all a swirl of drugs and drinking. But you should have seen Alice’s face when Richard Polsky’s estimate came in.”
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Kunstmuseum Bern Takes Control of First Works From Gurlitt Horde

July 25th, 2017

Kunstmusuem Bern art research, via Art NewspaperThe Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland has taken control of the first works from the Cornelius Gurlitt art horde, spurring new research into the work’s provenance in the Swiss city. “It is impossible to separate the Gurlitt collection from […] the debate about Nazi-looted art,” says Nina Zimmer, the director of the Kunstmuseum Bern. “I am glad the museum’s board took on this responsibility.”
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Private Sales Drastically Down at Christie’s

July 24th, 2017

Christie's, via NYTA recent report on the year’s auction health sees auction sales slightly improving, while private sales are drastically down at Christie’s, the Financial Times reports. Christie’s CEO Guillaume Cerutti has attributed this to the “counter-cyclical relationship” between auctions and private sales.
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