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Tobias Meyer Working with Newhouse Family on Art Collection

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Tobias Meyer, Sotheby’s Chief of Contemporary Art, Resigns

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

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

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

New York Magazine Summarizes Ownership Fight at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

The Financial Times Questions a New World Order for the Art World

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Record Sale for A Warhol, Thursday, November 13, 2013

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, November 6, 2013

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Rare “Death and Disaster” Work by Andy Warhol to Lead Sotheby’s November Auction

Friday, October 4th, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Tuesday May 14th, 2013.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, Tuesday May 7th, 2013

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Microsoft Founder Paul Allen to Sell Newman at Sotheby’s Auction

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Richter’s Photo-Realist Masterwork to Lead Sotheby’s May 14th Auction

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

New York – AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

New York – AO On Site: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Results, Thursday November 8th, 2012

Friday, November 9th, 2012

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, May 9, 2012

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 2, 2012

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Interview Magazine and Ferrari at the Herzog & de Meuron designed 11 11 Lincoln garage featuring a new Marco Brambilla video projection, Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

AO On Site Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 – AO’s selected preview, guide, and news summary to the 10th Anniversary Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair and associated events

Monday, November 28th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale Brings in $128M; Record Set for Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Raises £44.4 million ($71 million); Richter & Warhol Are Top Lots

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: “Looking Closely” Auction at Sotheby’s Brings in £93.5 million ($150.5 million) Against High Estimate of £54 million; Bacon Tryptic is Top Lot, Record Set for Dali

Thursday, February 10th, 2011
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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