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Edgar Degas

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Former Conservation Chair at Museum of Fine Arts Boston Claims Disputed Degas Plaster May Be Authentic

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Researchers Discover Hidden Face Beneath Degas Painting

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Foundry Reproducing Degas Bronzes Closed by French Court

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Critic Alleges Degas Sculptures at Chicago Art Institute are Forgeries

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Sotheby’s to Lead London Impressionist and Modern Sale with Degas Masterpiece

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

$7.6 Million Degas Painting Stolen in Cyprus

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Art Seller Sued by Dealers After Allegedly Losing $3 Million Degas

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

New York – “The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawings and Prints from the Clark” at The Frick Collection, Through June 16th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Washington to Host Musical Inspired by Degas Sculpture

Friday, April 19th, 2013

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Realizes $140M, or 55% By Value; Top Degas Bought In

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Art Theft News Roundup: Degas Pastel Discovered Stolen on New Year’s Eve from the Cantini Museum in Marseilles, France

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Degas’s ‘Little Dancer’ steps out into the market

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Master Forger Shaun Greenhalgh Profiled in The Guardian

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Nashville Collector Spencer Hays Has Passed Away, Leaving Collection to Musée D’Orsay

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

NYT Profiles Ongoing Search for Marcos Family Art Collection in Philippines

Monday, December 12th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 9th, 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 12th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 24th, 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd-24th, 2015

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015
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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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