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AO Onsite – Auction Results: Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale and works from the Collection of Michael Crichton – headlined by Jasper Johns $29 million Flag

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 10, 2009 – Top Lots Go Unsold

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

New York – Willem de Kooning | Zao Wou-Ki at Lévy Gorvy Gallery Through March 11th, 2017

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

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

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd – 26th, 2016

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Gerhard Richter Shows Color Charts in London

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Portuguese Museum Director Resigns Over Alleged Censorship of Mapplethorpe Show

September 25th, 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe, via Art NewsThe Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal is currently embroiled in controversy, after Artistic Director João Ribas resigned over alleged censorship of a Robert Mapplethorpe show. “The proposal of the exhibition was to present the works of an explicit sexual nature in an area with restricted access, given the tenor of several exhibited works and being that Serralves is an institution visited annually by almost a million people of all backgrounds, ages and nationalities, including thousands of children and hundreds of schools,” the institution said in a statement. “The foundation considered that the visiting public should be alerted, in accordance with the legislation in force.”
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Thelma Golden Profiled in LA Times

September 25th, 2018

Thelma Golden, via LA TimesThe LA Times profiles Thelma Golden, and the work she has done to build Harlem’s Studio Museum into a landmark American institution. “Often, it makes me laugh when people who have never been to the museum would come visit,” she says.  “The two things people would often say is that they thought I’d be taller and that the museum would be much bigger.”
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Joan Mitchell Piece Expected to Break Auction Record Come November

September 25th, 2018

Joan Mitchell, 12 Hawks at 3 O’Clock, via Art Market MonitorA Joan Mitchell painting from the estate of Barney Ebsworth is anticipated to break the artist’s auction record, estimated to sell at $14 million to $16 million.  The work will hit the auction block at Christie’s New York in November.
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