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Telegraph Notes Sotheby’s Aggressive Guarantee Strategies for Upcoming Auctions

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

NYT Previews Auctions in Wake of Trump Election

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Brexit Vote Threatens Upcoming Auctions

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Summer Auctions, June 21st-29th, 2016

Monday, June 20th, 2016

CNN Looks at Efforts to Woo Buyers for Blockbuster Auctions

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

CNBC Notes Increased Number of Online Auctions

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Sotheby’s to Sell Rare Warhol Mao Work This November in New York Auctions

Monday, October 5th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Auctions, May 5th-14th, 2015

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Ring’ to Lead May Auctions at Sotheby’s with $50 Million Estimate

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Contemporary and Modern Auctions Totaled $1.78 Billion Over Two Week Span

Friday, November 14th, 2014

The Issue of Opacity in Online Art Auctions

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Never-Before Auctioned Jeff Koons Sculpture to Anchor Sotheby’s May Auctions

Monday, April 14th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – London: Contemporary Evening Auctions, February 10th-13th, 2014

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

AO Auction Results: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions in London, June 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

AO Auction Results – Modern and Impressionist Evening Auctions in London, June 18th-19th, 2013

Friday, June 21st, 2013

AO Auction Preview – Modern and Impressionist Evening Auctions in London, June 18th-19th, 2013

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Sotheby’s London Auctions to Heavily Feature Chinese Art

Friday, June 14th, 2013

The Nahmad’s Collection Featured Prominently in this Summer’s Auctions

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Zhang Daiqian Auctions Achieve Impressive Results

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Christie’s To Sell 1948 Pollock at Upcoming Auctions

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Sotheby’s Quits Live Auctions in Canada

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

AO Onsite Auction Preview – New York: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Auctions November 7-9, 2011

Monday, November 7th, 2011

AO Auction Preview- New York: Christie’s & Sotheby’s to Hold Impressionist and Modern Art Auctions In New York, November 1 & 2, 2011

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Auctions During Frieze Week, October 12-14, 2011

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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