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AO Preview – Mexico City: Visual Art Week; Zona Maco and others, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017

New York – Hannah van Bart: “The Smudge Waves Back” at Marianne Boesky Through February 4th, 2017

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Donald Trump’s Proposed Plans for Healthcare, Arts Funding Pose Unseen Threats to U.S. Artists, Guardian Notes

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Aspen — Gabriel Orozco at The Aspen Art Museum Through December 18th, 2016

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Cécile Bernard Appointed General Manager of Sotheby’s France

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

NYT Analyzes Net Profit for Sotheby’s in Trying Market Quarter

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art Receives Major Gift of Contemporary Works

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Carlyle and Banque Pictet Launching New Art Financing Project

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

W Magazine Profiles Difficulties and Strength of Havana Arts Scene

Friday, August 14th, 2015

New York State Attorney General Launching Investigation of Cooper Union

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Museum Directors Claim UK Arts Funding in “Severe” Crisis

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

New York – “Multiplicity” at Mixed Greens, NURTUREart and Invisible Exports through August 29th, 2014

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Artist Istvan Kantor Arrested for Vandalism at Whitney

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Little-Known German Abstract Artist Emerges From Obscurity

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Jake Chapman Discusses the Role of the Public in Art

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Vienna’s Generali Foundation to Close

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Art Newspaper Interviews New Stedelijk Director Beatrix Ruf

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Detroit Institute of Arts Will Not Be Forced into a Second Valuation of its Collection

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

AO Recap and photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 3rd-8th, 2013

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Global Art Recovery Rate Cited at 1.5%

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, May 12, 2013

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Sale of Thomas Cole Painting Addressed by NY Attorney General

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Zurich – Francesco Clemente: “Portraits of the 1980s” at Thomas Ammann Fine Art Gallery through September 27

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

New Study Paints an Intriguing Picture of Good vs. Bad Art

Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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French Court Upholds Sentence for Picasso’s Electrician

November 20th, 2019

France‘s top appeals court has upheld a two-year suspended jail sentence for the former electrician of Pablo Picasso and his wife, who kept 271 of the painter’s works in a garage for upwards of 40 years.  “It is a triumph of truth and marks the end of a cover-up”, said Jean-Jacques Neuer, the lawyer for Picasso’s son Claude Ruiz-Picasso.
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Ullens Center Cancels Show Amid Heightened Political Tensions in Country

November 20th, 2019

The UCCA in Beijing has cancelled a show of work by Hung Liu over increased political tensions in the country.  “Topics that were once relatively open for discussion are now increasingly scrutinized,” says director Philip Tinari.
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Collection of Works Worth Upwards of €300 million Disappears

November 20th, 2019

A collection of works by Anselm Kiefer, Renate Graf, and Markus Lüpertz, said to be worth €300 million, has disappeared somewhere in China, according to a report by Art News.  “This is unique to the art market,” says Wenzel Jacob, curator and former artistic director of the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn. “I have not encountered such a criminal case in my career.”
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