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RIP – Painter Wayne Thiebaud Has Passed Away at the Age of 101

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021

New York – “Wayne Thiebaud: Retrospective” At Acquavella Galleries, Through November 30th, 2012

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Wayne Thiebaud

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

AO ON-SITE – MIAMI BEACH: ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2019 AT MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, DECEMBER 4th – 8TH, 2019

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

AO – Auction Results: Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, May 12, 2013

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

AO On Site – Art 43 Basel Final Photoset and AO News Wrapup

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – New York: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Sales May 9-12, 2011

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Don’t Miss: Bruce Nauman, For Children / For Beginners at Sperone Westwater through December 18th, 2010

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Tuesday Nov. 9th Realizes $222.5M; Warhol and Rothko are Top Lots

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

AO November Auction Roundup 3 of 5: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art, New York, Wednesday, November 12th: Basquiat’s “Boxer” sells while the Bacon does not, “The market is adjusting down”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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