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Sotheby’s Launches Financial Services Division

September 23rd, 2020

Sotheby’s is launching a new financial services division, with Alexander Klabin as Executive Chairman. A statement from Klabin emphasized his role as helping “to accelerate the future of authenticated asset-based finance.” 
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Guggenheim Acquires Maurizio Cattelan’s “Comedian”

September 22nd, 2020

The Guggenheim has received Maurizio Cattelan‘s iconic banana work Comedian, shown last year at Art Basel Miami Beach, as an anonymous gift.  “We are grateful recipients of the gift of ‘Comedian,’ a further demonstration of the artist’s deft connection to the history of modern art,” says museum director, Richard Armstrong. “Beyond which, it offers little stress to our storage.”
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Gerhard Richter Designs Stained Glass Windows for German Abbey

September 22nd, 2020

Gerhard Richter has created a series of impressive stained glass windows for Tholey Abbey in Germany. “Abstract art is not normally my thing,” says Abbot Mauritius Choriol. “But you don’t need to be an art expert to appreciate the qualities of these.”
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The Museum of Modern Art’s extensive collection goes beyond painting and sculpture to include Architecture and Design, Drawings, Film, Media, Photography, Prints and Illustrated Books. Highlights include Post-Impressionist through Contemporary works by Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Paul Gaughin, Marcel Duchamp, Alexander Calder, James Rosenquist, Roy Lichtenstein, Ellsworth Kelly, Edward Ruscha, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close and Matthew Barney.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
What is Painting? Contemporary Art from the Collection
July 7 – September 17, 2007
Richard Serra Sculpture: Forty Years
June 3 – September 10, 2007