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Artwork From the Detroit Institute of Art Worth Up $8.5 Billion

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Detroit Retirees Back Museum Spin-Off

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Detroit Gets $330 Million Donation Pledge to Save DIA Collection

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Detroit Free Press Explores Christie’s DIA Valuation and its Implications for Museums Worldwide

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Christie’s to Return to Detroit and Appraise DIA Collection

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Detroit Bankruptcy Puts DIA Collection on Unsteady Ground

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Michigan General Attorney Says Detroit Cannot Sell Art to Pay Its Debts

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

London – Francesca Woodman: “Zigzag” at Victoria Miro Through October 4th, 2014

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Judge Nixes Credit Request to Remove Art from DIA

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Michigan County Vows to Withdraw DIA Support if Works are Sold

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

AO Newslink

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Wakefield – Dana Schutz at The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery Through January 26th, 2014

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

New York – Ellen Gallagher “Don’t Axe Me” at New Museum Through September 15, 2013

Friday, August 30th, 2013

New York: Jim Shaw at Metro Pictures through April 21, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Mike Kelley Dies from Apparent Suicide in Los Angeles at the age of 57

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Go See – New York: Mike Kelley "Horizontal Tracking Shots" at the Gagosian Gallery through December 23rd, 2009

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

"Spiritual America": Richard Prince retrospective at the Guggenheim

Friday, September 28th, 2007
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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