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The Shed Announces Commissions for 2019

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

New NYC Space The Shed Appoints Emma Enderby as Curator

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Michael Bloomberg Donates to $75 Million to The Shed Arts Center in Hudson Yards

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Artists to Live in Unfinished Museum in Downtown LA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Pedro Reyes Announced as MIT’s First “Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist”

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Unfinished Portrait to UK in Lieu of Tax Payment

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Panama Papers Shed Additional Light on Contested Modigliani Work

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Previously Unpublished Diaries Shed Light on Early Life of Francis Bacon

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

The Guardian Points to Diminished Auction Results as Indicator of Art Market Health in 2015

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Jamshed Bharucha Resigns from Cooper Union Presidency

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Art Flipping Moving More Towards Established Artists, Bloomberg Reports

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

FIAC Los Angeles Pushed to 2016

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Artists Contribute Works for Auction Benefitting Man who Smashed Ai Weiwei Vase

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Former Assistant of Jasper Johns Charged with Stealing, Reselling Artist’s Unfinished Work

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Seized Basquiat Sheds Light on Art World Money Laundering

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Egon Schiele’s Teenage Notebooks to be Published

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Unfinished Michelangelo Sculpture to be Installed in Milan Prison

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Gagosian and Collector Further at Odds Over Unfinished Koons

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Go See – Los Angeles: James Franco/Gus Van Sant’s ‘Unfinished’ at Gagosian Gallery through April 9th, 2011

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

AO Guest Editorial/Review by Patrick Meagher of The Silvershed – New York: “Jeff Koons: Made in Heaven, Paintings” at Luxembourg & Dayan, through January 21, 2010

Monday, October 11th, 2010

AO Guest Editorial/Review by Patrick Meagher of The Silvershed – New York: Dan Colen ‘Poetry’ at Gagosian Gallery, September 10 through October 16, 2010

Monday, September 27th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 – Another ‘solid’ sale in a diminished market

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 2 of 5 (AO On-Site): Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, New York, Tuesday, November 11th: Sotheby’s crushed by guarantees, Eli Broad: “It’s a half-price sale”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Sculpture Smashed at Tracey Emin curated Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2008

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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Vincent Van Gogh Piece from Collection of Elizabeth Taylor Heads to Auction

March 21st, 2018

Vincent Van Gogh, via Christie'sA rare Vincent Van Gogh painting which formerly hung in the collection of Elizabeth Taylor will go to auction this May at Christie’s in New York, expected to sell for $35 million. “I’ve always felt that I am merely a caretaker for the extraordinary objects I’ve received,” the piece quotes Taylor. “You can’t possess radiance, you can only admire it.” 
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Sheila Hicks Profiled in New Yorker

March 20th, 2018

Sheila Hicks, via New YorkerArtist Sheila Hicks gets a profile in the New Yorker this week, as she reflects on her work and gives a tour of her studio. “You see the junk all over my studio?” she says of her cluttered studio and the practice that emerges from it. “It’s like drawing or sculpting with the scissors.”
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