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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

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

Pierre Le Guennec Claims He Was Hiding Picasso Works for Artist’s Wife

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Met’s Picasso Masterpiece Subject of Repatriation Lawsuit

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

The Guardian Looks at Picasso’s Relationship to Portraiture and His Sitters

Friday, September 30th, 2016

British Museum Acquires Important Series of Picasso Prints

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Françoise Gilot, Painter and Former Lover of Picasso, Interviewed in The Guardian

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Qatari Royal Family Settles Case for Picasso Bust, Ownership Unclear

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Museu Picasso and National Portrait Gallery Announced Joint Show of Picasso Portraits

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Picasso Bust Case Sees Decision Allowing Qatari Agent to Interview Picasso’s Daughter

Friday, April 8th, 2016

New Information Pokes Holes in Claims by Picasso Heir Against Yves Bouvier

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Picasso Bust Lawsuit Sees New Filings

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Vanity Fair Charts Difficulties of Managing Picasso Estate

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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New York Times Notes Issues in Installation of Jeff Koons’s Paris Bouquet

June 21st, 2017

jeff-koons-via-the-guardianThe New York Times writes on Jeff Koons’s bouquet of flowers sculpture for Paris, intended as a gift to the city in the wake of terrorist attacks, and on the strings attached to the gift that have complicated its installation process. “They presented this bouquet as a symbolic present to Paris, but then we realized it wasn’t exactly a present, since France had to pay to install it,” says art critic Isabel Pasquier. “Whether you appreciate his art or not, Jeff Koons is a businessman, and we quickly understood that he was offering Paris to himself as a present.”
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UK Lottery Sales Down £55 Million, Carrying Challenges for Arts Funding

June 21st, 2017

National Lottery, via Arts ProfessionalReports on a drop in UK lottery sales bodes poorly for arts funding in the country, as the total sales for the past year drop by £55 million.  “Given the current climate of economic uncertainty and increasing competition from the gambling sector, we expect 2017/18 to be equally, if not more, challenging for the National Lottery,” says Camelot (the UK Lottery operator) Chairman Jo Taylor.
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Kassel Planning Permanent Documenta Institute in Kassel

June 21st, 2017

Documenta, via Art NewspaperDocumenta is planning a permanent “Documenta Institute” in the city of Kassel, which will serve as a research center and events site.  The site is planned as a way to “keep alive the concept and experience of Documenta in the years between exhibitions,” according to a statement by the city. 
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