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Armed Robbers Break into TEFAF, Causing Evacuation

June 28th, 2022

A group of armed men broke into TEFAF Maastricht this week in an attempted robbery, causing an evacuation of the fair.  “TEFAF has robust procedures in the event of a security breach,” a spokesperson for the fair said. “These were precisely followed, and all visitors, exhibitors and staff were safely evacuated. The fair has now reopened.”
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth Zürich
Limmatstrasse 270
CH-8005 Zürich
Tel: +41 44 446 80 50
Fax: +41 44 446 80 55
zurich@hauserwirth.com
Hauser & Wirth London
196a Piccadilly
London W1J 9DY
Tel: +44 207 287 23 00
Fax: +44 207 287 66 00
Hauser & Wirth London
15 Old Bond Street
London W1S 4AX
Tel: +44 207 399 97 70
Fax: +44 207 399 97 80                                                            london@hauserwirth.com


Hauser & Wirth was founded in 1992 in Zurich by its principals Ursula Hauser, Manuela Wirth and Iwan Wirth.The first London gallery (Piccadilly) was opened in 2003 and is located in a historic building across the road from the Royal Academy of Art, showing contemporary art in a beautifully old fashioned edifice. They later expanded their representation in the UK, adding two other gallery spaces in London, the Coppermill and the Colnaghi. The former industrial building that is now the East End Coppermill boasts 25,000 square ft of floor space, providing a grand stage to house enormous and architectural installations. The Colnaghi space hosts established masters of contemporary art during its two shows each year.

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