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“Self-Destructed” Banksy Piece Goes Back Under Hammer

Saturday, September 4th, 2021

Sotheby’s to Sell 11 Picasso’s from MGM Resorts

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

Sotheby’s Moves Alex Branczik, Max Moore to Hong Kong

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

Egon Schiele Painting Restituted by Museum Ludwig to Go on Sales at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Claude Monet Waterlillies to Hit Block at Sotheby’s New York

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Sotheby’s to Offer 1982 Basquiat This May in New York

Thursday, March 25th, 2021

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
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Swiss Prosecutor Drops Investigation of Dealer Yves Bouvier

September 21st, 2021

The Geneva public prosecutor has dropped a criminal investigation into the operations of Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier, the NYT reports. “Although there are still some gray areas as to the legal nature of the relationship between the parties, even on the assumption that Yves Bouvier was the agent of the complainants, the objective constituent elements of the offense have not been met,” the ruling reads.
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Met Museum to Sell Off Set of Prints and Photos to Cover Budget Shortfall

September 21st, 2021

The Met will sell off more than 200 prints and photos from its collection to raise funds amid a budget shortfall caused by the pandemic. “The Museum approaches deaccessioning with the same degree of strategy and deliberation as we apply to acquisitions “It will take years until we can expect the full return of tourism revenue,” says director Max Hollien.
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John Booth Takes Chair at National Gallery London

September 21st, 2021

John Booth, the venture capitalist and major donor to the Tory party is the new chair of the National Gallery. “I’m delighted to take up this role as the National Gallery prepares to celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2024,” Booth says. “The gallery’s amazing collection, including so many of the world’s greatest paintings, belongs to the whole nation and we look forward to sharing it afresh with visitors as we emerge from the pandemic, and as we continue to grow our international digital presence.”
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