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Rubens Work Held in Storage for Over 80 Years Goes Back on View at State Hermitage

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Dealer Perry Rubenstein Arrested on Criminal Fraud Charges

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Recently Authenticated Rubens to Go on View in Antwerp

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Early Rubens Discovered in Salem, OR

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

New York – “Reinventing Abstraction,” Curated by Raphael Rubenstein at Cheim & Read Through August 30th, 2013

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Rubens Drawing Discovered in University of Reading Cupboard

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

New Rubens painting discovered in Russia

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Sir. Peter Paul Rubens

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Old Masters Works Struggling in Current Market Landscape

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Thirteen Arrested in Connection with Theft at Museum of Castelvecchio

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Verona Museum Victim of $16 Million Art Theft

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Duke University Receives $25 Million Gift for New Arts Building

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Outcry Over Sale Classic Works in Ireland Halts Christie’s Old Masters Sale

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms Seeing Major Popularity Among Collectors

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Fire Damaged Works to Go on View at Bode Museum in Berlin

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Blackstone VP James Tomilson Hill Emerges As Billionaire on Strength of Art Collection

Friday, June 13th, 2014

The Challenges of Moving Mike Kelley’s Career Retrospective

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

AO Auction Recap: Old Masters Week in New York, January 29-31st, 2014

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

New York – Mike Kelley at MoMA PS1 Through February 2nd, 2014

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Berlin – George Condo: “Paintings and Sculpture” Sprüth Magers through June 22nd, 2013

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Twice Stolen Rembrandt Recovered in Serbia

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

German Culture Minister Promises New Museum for Old Masters in 4 to 6 Years

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle” raises record $47.8 Million at Sotheby’s

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

New York: Christian Marclay’s ‘The Clock’ at Lincoln Center through August 1, 2012

Monday, July 30th, 2012
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Robert Olnick Collection Set for Christie’s Sales Next Month

October 21st, 2016
lichtenstein-from-olnick-collection-via-bloombergReal Estate magnate Robert S. Olnick’s art collection is set to go on sale at Christie’s next month, counting major Agnes Martin and Roy Lichtenstein works among its holdings.  The first selecton works offered next month, are spread over both the evening and day sales, and are valued at a total of $20 million.  “It was really about them making the rounds and buying what they liked,” says Laura Paulson, deputy chairman of Christie’s Americas.

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Guy Wildenstein’s Fate to be Decided by Court Tribunal

October 21st, 2016

guy-wildenstein-via-nytGuy Wildenstein’s fate has been left to a tribunal following arguments in his tax evasion case, the NYT reports.  The judges will spend up to three months considering the case before reaching their decision, which could include jail time and a 250 million euro fine for alleged deceptions in how the works were held.  “The bank knows only what the family told them,” says Alexandre Bronstein, a laywer pushing a criminal case over several of the works seized from the Wildenstein collection.  
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Phillips Announces $12-$18 Million Clyfford Still for November Evening Sale

October 21st, 2016

clyfford-still-untitled-1948-1949-via-phillipsPhillips’s Robert Manley announced the auction house’s star lot for its upcoming November Contemporary Evening Sale in New York, a colorful Clyfford Still priced between $12 million and $18 million.  “Formerly in the collection of the artist’s friend and student, the painter Edward Dugmore, the painting has been off the market for decades and has never been to auction,” Manley notes of the work.
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