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CEO William Ruprecht to Leave Sotheby’s

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Daniel Loeb Calls for Resignation of Sotheby’s Head William Ruprecht

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Sotheby’s Names Bill Ruprecht Chairman of Board of Directors

Friday, December 14th, 2012

MSG’s Tad Smith Named Head of Sotheby’s

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

LA Times Reviews Auction House Shake-Ups

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Daniel Loeb Stands Behind Sotheby’s Management After Taking Board Seat

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Sotheby’s Increases Guarantees to $166 Million

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Sotheby’s CEO Took Home $6.3 Million in 2012

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

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Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

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Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Sotheby’s issues earnings report: profit drops by 11% but no longer at a loss

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Sotheby’s Hires Domenico De Sole as Lead Independent Director

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

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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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