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2012 Basquiat Sales Top $161 Million

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Basquiat’s William Burroughs Triptych to Sell at Auction at Sotheby’s in London

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Bacon Triptych Joins Basquiat and Richter in Sotheby’s Auction Next Month

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

London: Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat ‘Olympic Rings’ at Gagosian Gallery

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Go See – Paris: Jean-Michel Basquiat at Musée d’Art Moderne through January 30, 2011

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Go See – Basel: Jean-Michel Basquiat at Fondation Beyeler through September 5th, 2010

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

AO On Site: Nowness Premier of “Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child” at MoMA, New York – Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

AO November Auction Roundup 3 of 5: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art, New York, Wednesday, November 12th: Basquiat’s “Boxer” sells while the Bacon does not, “The market is adjusting down”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Metallica’s drummer to sell Basquiat painting at Christie’s New York, November 12th auction; ‘Boxer’ to be displayed during Frieze Art Fair in London

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

U2’s Jean-Michel Basquiat work on Sotheby’s block for $17.7M

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

AO News Summary: Basquiat’s $8 Million “Hannibal,” Found In Warehouse, may return to Brazil

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Adam Lindemann Talks to New York Times on His Auction Week

Monday, May 16th, 2016

BBC Profiles Collector Yusaku Maezawa

Friday, May 13th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 11th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 10th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Phillips 20th Century Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

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

Friday, May 6th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 10th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Former Apartment of Duane Hanson on Market for $29K Per Month

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Glenn O’Brien Profiled in New York Times

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 11th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Manhattan Socialite Files Lawsuit Against Husband for Stashing Collection

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 21st – 25th, 2015

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Vik Muniz’s Rio Art School Profiled in WSJ

May 30th, 2016

Vik Muniz, via WSJThe WSJ takes an inside look at the experimental art school founded by Vik Muniz in one of Rio’s favelas, which has been chosen for inclusion in this year’s Architecture Biennale.  “To design and build in a favela is a huge challenge because of the topography and because it’s so dense,” says curator Washington Fajardo. “What’s interesting about Escola Vidigal is that it creates a dialogue with the pre-existing built environment while improving the quality of the space.”
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Taco Dibbits to Take Helm at Rijksmuseum

May 30th, 2016

Taco Dibbits, via NYTThe Rijksmuseum has named Taco Dibbits, the museum’s current director of collections, as its new director, following the departure of Wim Pijbes.  “It’s one of the most beautiful museums in the world, and it’s a dream come true for me,” Dibbits told the New York Times. “I’ve already got a fantastic team of people, and we hope that we can make as many people as possible enjoy and be inspired, and be touched by, the great works of art that the museum houses.”
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Arrests Made in Spain OVer Francis Bacon Theft

May 30th, 2016

The stolen Francis Bacon paintings, via The GuardianSeven people have been arrested in Spain, in connection with the theft of five Francis Bacon paintings valued at €25m.  Police found the works after receiving photographs from British investigators, and tracing the camera equipment used to photograph the works.  “It is not at all easy to sell a Francis Bacon, large or small, without that getting to the ears of those who pore over such a rarified sector,” one expert said of the theft.
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