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Art Market Monitor Spotlights Strong Modernist Market in Coming Sales

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

New York – “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” at the Guggenheim Through September 6th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 27th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sale, March 1st, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

AO Auction Previews – London: Surrealist, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, February 28th – March 1st, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Thief in Paris Theft Case Claims He Threw Away €100 Million in Art

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 22nd, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Summer Auctions, June 21st-29th, 2016

Monday, June 20th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 12th, 2016

Friday, May 13th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York: Spring Auction Week, May 8th – 12th, 2016

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Geneva Freeport Sees Tighter Scrutiny and Reforms

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

New York Times Summarizes Impact of Panama Papers on Art World

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Cooling Contemporary Market Doesn’t Stop Surge in Modern Sales, Art Newspaper Notes

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s “The Artist’s Muse” Curated Sale, November 9th, 2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 4th-12th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 14th, 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Collection of Late Goldman Sachs Chairman on Sale at Christie’s in New York This May

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

NY Post Details Sales Leading to Arrest of Yves Bouvier

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 4th, 2015

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, February 3rd and 4th, 2015

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Marc Restellini to Open Singapore Location of his Pinacothèque Museum

Monday, January 26th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, November 4th, 2014

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

December 7th, 2018

Tania Bruguera, via GuardianThe Guardian profiles how Cuban artists are fearing a government crackdown on artists in the wake of Tania Bruguera’s arrest this week over a new law restricting artistic speech in the country. “The decree criminalizes independent art activity,” the Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco says. “It allows a cadre of roving censors to go around issuing fines, to take away your equipment. These are not liberal individuals – if you are a rap musician and they simply don’t like your lyrics, they will shut you down. These draconian actions already take place but this law systemizes it.”
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Art Newspaper Explores Market for Street Art

December 7th, 2018

Keith Haring, via Art NewspaperArt Newspaper profiles the increasingly high popularity of street art in mainstream art fairs, and questions how it is affecting the medium. According to adviser Lisa Schiff, sales of street artists like the recent bidding war for KAWS prints at Art Basel “encourages pure speculation; it’s an empty value-making system. Street art should disrupt the commercial and institutional setting. I don’t want it in a museum or a fair.”
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MoMA PS1 Art Handlers Continue Protest

December 7th, 2018

Marley Freeman, via NYTThe NYT profiles the recent protests by MoMA PS1 art handlers over pay and worker rights at the museum, as they demand equal pay to the museum workers across the East River at the main museum space. “I feel as an artist worker you’re betwixt and between,” handler and artist Marley Freeman said in a telephone interview. “You aren’t seen as a professional art handler. At PS1 they are always treating us like this is just temporary work we’re doing between other things.”
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