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Former Girlfriend of Jean-Michel Basquiat Reveals Enormous Collection of Unseen Works

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Gagosian Sees Huge Attendance Numbers for Basquiat Show

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

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

New York Socialite Loses Case Over Claims to Husband’s Art Collection

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

MoMA to Celebrate Club 57 in New York

Monday, December 5th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 17th, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 14th – 17th, 2016

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Sotheby’s Tallies $24 Million for First Sale of Works from David Bowie’s Art Collection

Friday, November 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 7th, 2016

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales, October 5th – 7th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

David Bowie’s Art Collection to Go on Sale this November

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 29th, 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Failure to Buy Pontormo Prompts Calls to Reform UK Art Export Rules

February 18th, 2017

Jacopo Pontormo, via The GuardianThe failure to purchase a £30 million painting for the National Gallery and prevent it from leaving the UK has resulted in calls to reform the country’s art export rules, the Guardian reports.  “Today’s news that Tom Hill, the American buyer of Pontormo’s Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap, has refused the National Gallery’s matching offer of over £30m marks a great cultural loss to the nation,” says the Art Fund’s Stephen Deuchar.  “We believe the UK’s art export control system should serve our public collections more effectively than at present.”
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Guardian Explores State of Public Art in UK

February 18th, 2017

Sarah Lucas, via The GuardianThe Guardian reports on the current state of public art in the UK, often supported by private estates and new building projects rather than the public organizations of previous eras, and looks at recent efforts by artists to use public art to engage these problems.  “We questioned the capitalist logic of the proposed development,” says artist Jessie Brennan of a recent work on public land in Peterborough, “and offered alternative evidence for the current social use and value of the land.”
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Anish Kapoor Bringing Water-Work ‘Descension’ to Brooklyn Bridge Park

February 18th, 2017

Anish Kapoor, Descension, via Art NewsAnish Kapoor’s swirling, watery void Descension is set to go on view at Brooklyn Bridge this summer, courtesy the Public Art Fund.  “Anish Kapoor reminds us of the contingency of appearances: our senses inevitably deceive us,” says Public Art Fund Director and Chief Curator Nicholas Baume says.  “With Descension, he creates an active object that resonates with changes in our understanding and experience of the world.”
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