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Bendor Grosvenor Praises Online Auctions in Art Newspaper

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Andy Warhol Foundation Auctions Holiday Works from Artist’s Estate

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

Art Newspaper Looks at Coming Decade for Auctions

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Phillips Auctions Achievs Record $916.5 Million in Sales for 2018

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Auctions from Robert Indiana’s Estate Profiled in The Guardian

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Telegraph Notes Focus on Liquidity Energizing Recent Auctions

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

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

Wall Street Journal Explores Upcoming Auctions Through Selection of Highlight Paintings

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

Auction Houses Look to China in Upcoming Auctions

Thursday, January 21st, 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

Christie’s High Guarantees Make for Record-Breaking Auctions

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Growing Market Opportunities at Fairs and Auctions Bring Greater Diversity of Sales, Bloomberg Reports

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Chinese Auctions Focusing on Impressionist, Modernist Works to Strengthen Sales

Sunday, April 26th, 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

Jeff Koons Auctions Birkin Bags, Sculpture at Charity Benefit

Monday, November 10th, 2014

The Issue of Opacity in Online Art Auctions

Friday, August 1st, 2014

WSJ Notes Increased Online and Phone Sales for Major Auctions, Less Attendance in Person

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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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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