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Met’s Picasso Masterpiece Subject of Repatriation Lawsuit

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Impressionist & Modern Sale at Sotheby’s London February 8, 2011 Brings in £68.8 Million ($111 million); Featured Picasso Sells for £25.2 million, Giacomettis Bought In

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Picasso and Gauguin Lead Impressionist & Modern Art Sales at Sotheby's & Christie's in London February 7-8th, 2011

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Go See – New York: Picasso ‘Picasso in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,’ The Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 1st, 2010

Friday, May 21st, 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

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

Monday, January 25th, 2010

AO – Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, November 5, 2013

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, November 7th, 2012, Fluctuating sales with records achieved.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

AO on Site – New York: The Bruce High Quality Foundation's 'Field of Dreams' Saturday, July 24th, 2010 in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Monday, July 26th, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Christie's and Sotheby's hold their biggest ever sales of Impressionist and Modern art in London

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Newslinks for Friday January 15th, 2010

Friday, January 15th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale Surprisingly Strong, Auction Records Reached for Many Artists

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, January 5th, 2009

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Sotheby's hopes to smash Russian art at auction record with $60 million sale of Malevich painting in New York on November 3rd

Saturday, October 11th, 2008
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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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