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Geneva Takes Measures Against Illicit Art Selling

Friday, January 27th, 2017

Brooke Lampley Leaving Christie’s to Join Sotheby’s as Vice Chair of Fine Art Department

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Le Corbusier Supporter Set to Sell Architect’s Paintings

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Christie’s Announces Rauschenberg and Rothko Top Lots for London Sales Next Month

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Jonathan Laib Leaves Christie’s to Join David Zwirner

Friday, January 6th, 2017

New York Times Notes Increasing Rate of Private Sales for Auction Houses

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

NY Mag Explores the Techniques of The World’s Best Auctioneers

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

New York Dealer Charged with Selling Illegally Obtained Art Objects

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Christie’s CEO Patricia Barbizet Leaving Auction House

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Brett Gorvy’s Departure from Christie’s

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Dallas Auction House Suing Christie’s for Alleged Data Theft

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Brett Gorvy Leaving Christie’s to Partner with Dominique Lévy

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

WSJ Looks at Current Art Market Health as 2016 Concludes

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

New York Times Covers Conditions and Concerns of Current Auction Market

Friday, November 25th, 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: Phillips 20th Century Evening Sale and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 16th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

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

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

NYT Previews Auctions in Wake of Trump Election

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Forbes Discusses Ongoing Growth in Art Field as Asset Class in Recent Article

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Art Market Monitor Examines Ongoing Challenges to Online Sales Strategies

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Christie’s Taking $250 Million in Art to China

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Christie’s Changes Reported on Third-Party Financing Fees

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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Frances Stark Profiled in The Guardian

April 25th, 2017

Frances Stark, via GuardianFrances Stark is profiled in The Guardian this week, in which she discusses the state of the contemporary art world, and her recent work orchestrating a version of the Magic Flute for a group of student performers.  “One of the reasons I got really enamored with the Magic Flute,” Stark says, “is that I watched the Ingmar Bergman version with my son, when he was four or five. He was too young to read the subtitles, so I read them to him. When the movie was over – and this is a long opera – he said, ‘Can we watch it again?’” 
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Robert Rauschenberg Profiled in New York Review of Books

April 25th, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Persimmon, 1964; from Rauschenberg’s series of oil and silkscreen-ink print paintings in which, Jed Perl writes, ‘photographs of President Kennedy, crowded city streets, space travel, and a nude by Rubens come together to sThe New York Review of books has a lengthy profile on Robert Rauschenberg this week, as the artist’s landmark retrospective prepares to open at MoMA next month.  “I tend to see everything.” Rauschenberg once said, “I always wanted my work—whatever happened in the studio—to look more like what was going on outside the window.”
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Artist Banks Violette Interviewed in NYT

April 25th, 2017

Banks Violette, via NYTThe New York Times has a profile on Banks Violette, an artist who helped define the aesthetics of New York’s downtown art scene during the 2000’s, and who is currently preparing for a return to the art world with a show upcoming at Gladstone Gallery.  The piece traces the artist’s struggles with addiction, and the challenges of being immensely successful at such a young age.  “A lot of it was just being young, being in New York, suddenly having a bunch of attention, suddenly having packed openings, not being able to sleep and working 24 hours a day,” he says. “It wasn’t really even fun. It was more, ‘Hey, we’re super freaked out, let’s get high.’ ”
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