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Pablo Picasso Works Test Developing Market in Asia

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Pablo Picasso’s ‘Le Repos’ Heads to Sotheby’s New York This May

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Pablo Picasso Painting Stays in Met Collection

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Art Newspaper Reflects on Opening of Pablo Picasso Sculpture in Downtown Chicago

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

London – Pablo Picasso: “Minotaurs and Matadors” at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill through August 25th, 2017

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Pablo Picasso Work Embroiled in Court Case After Claims of Theft

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s ‘Looking Forward to the Past’ Sale, Setting a New World Auction Record of $179 Million for Pablo Picasso’s ‘Les Femmes D’Alger,’ May 11th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

New York – Pablo Picasso: “Picasso Black and White” at The Guggenheim Museum through January 23rd, 2013

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Performance by Mykki Blanco & Pablo Picasso at The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, Saturday July 23rd, 2011

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Go See – New York: Pablo Picasso ‘Picasso: Themes and Variations,’ Museum of Modern Art through August 30th, 2010

Monday, May 17th, 2010

AO Breaking Auction News: Record $106.5 million paid for Pablo Picasso's 1932 portrait of his mistress at Christie's, New York

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Don’t Miss – Athens: Pablo Picasso “Experiments in Linogravure” at Gagosian Gallery, Athens through April 10, 2010

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

AO News: Once-Disputed Pablo Picasso painting owned by The Andrew Lloyd Weber Art Foundation to be sold at Christie’s, London for Record-Breaking asking price

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

AO Breaking News – Pablo Picasso Painting Incurs 6-inch Tear at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Pablo Picasso

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Nahmad Family Buys Picasso, Sends to Paris for Show at Musée d’Orsay

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Steve Wynn’s Picasso Withdrawn from Christie’s Sale Following Damage

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

U.S. Charges 10 in Laundering Scheme Involving Picasso Work

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Picasso Painting Reveals New Layers After X-Ray Analysis

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Picasso’s Stepdaughter, Catherine Hutin-Blay to Open Museum to Artist

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Sotheby’s Leads Spring Sales in London with £14 Million Picasso

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Picasso’s “Guernica” Subject of Profile in Art Newspaper

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Fondation Louis Vuitton Looking to Loan Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon for MoMA Show

Friday, December 30th, 2016

French Appeals Court Upholds Sentence for Electrician Convicted of Stealing Picasso Trove

Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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