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Mugrabis and Christie’s Settled Basquiat Dispute

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Jose Mugrabi Sued by Christie’s Over Missed Payments on Basquiat Work

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Christie’s Not Obligated to Pay $11.5 million in Damages Caused by Superstorm Sandy

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist, Modern and Art of the Surreal Evening Sales, February 2nd 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 2nd-3rd, 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Christie’s Sales for 2015 at $7.4 Billion, Down 5% Over 2014

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

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

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Auction Houses Look to China in Upcoming Auctions

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Art Newspaper Notes Mysterious Conditions Behind Basquiat Sale

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

New York Times Profiles Modigliani Buyer Liu Yiqian

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 12th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Jussi Pylkkanen Profiled in Financial Times

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Loic Gouzer Appointed Deputy Chair of Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Collection of Miles and Shirley Fiterman to Sell at Christie’s This Fall

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Christie’s Reformating April New York Sales

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Christie’s Leads November Sales in New York with $100 mil Modigliani

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

New York Times Looks at Ongoing Competition Among Top Auction Houses

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Christie’s to Auction Collection of Arthur and Anita Kahn This Fall

Friday, August 14th, 2015

New York Times Looks at Impact of China’s Poly Culture Group on National Art Market

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Phillips Hires Three Employees from Christie’s, Including Former Contemporary Deputy Chairman

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Christie’s CEO Patricia Barbizet Profiled in FT

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Sales in Art Market are Breaking Records but Growth is Showing Signs of Slowing Down

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Outcry Over Sale Classic Works in Ireland Halts Christie’s Old Masters Sale

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Bloomberg Charts Fierce Competition at Auction Houses

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Richard Prince Sued Over Instagram Photographs

August 26th, 2016

The image in question, via Art NewsaperRichard Prince is being sued again over his Instagram portraits, this time by makeup artist and model Ashley Salazar, whose decorated selfie appears in a new series of Prince’s work.  “I think the facts will show that people perceive Richard Prince’s work to be different—the audience is different, the purpose is different,” says Prince’s lawyer Joshua Schiller.
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Ai Weiwei Banned from Yinchuan Biennale

August 26th, 2016

Ai Weiwei, via The GuardianAi Weiwei has been banned from the Yinchuan Biennale due to his “political sensibility,” Artforum reports.  “Censorships in communist regions have been present since the existence of the power,” Ai said in an Instagram post.  “Yet it still comes as a surprise to me for an ‘international art biennale,’ with over a hundred international artists and a foreign curator participating, to remove a single artist for the reason of defending human rights and freedom of speech. This shows what we face is a world, which is divided and segregated by ideology, and art is used merely as a decoration for political agendas in certain societies.”
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New York Times Interviews Museum-Goers for Their Takes on Works

August 26th, 2016

Picasso, via NYTThe New York Times has a piece interviewing museum-goers with their takes on various pieces from the Met Breuer collection, with responses ranging from knee-jerk critiques to detailed, thoughtful reflections.  “He was probably drunk,” one viewer says of an early Picasso.
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