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AO Auction Recap – Christie’s ‘Looking Forward to the Past’ Sale, Setting a New World Auction Record of $179 Million for Pablo Picasso’s ‘Les Femmes D’Alger,’ May 11th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Vienna Museum Director Calls for Time Limit on Nazi-Loot Restitutions

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Evening Sales, February 3rd, 2015

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

London – Jenny Saville: “Oxyrhynchus” at Gagosian Gallery, through July 26th 2014

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Vienna – Georg Baselitz: “Remix” at The Albertina Through February 12th, 2014

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Damien Hirst Interview Casts Light on Contemporary Art and Society

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

How Biological Studies Can Help Understand Reactions to Art

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

AO On-site: The ADAA Art Show at The Park Avenue Armory: March 6th-10th, 2013

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Sotheby’s Modern Art Auction in London Yesterday Produce Uneven Results

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

AO On Site Miami Beach – The Wolfsonian: FIU ‘Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection’, ‘Esther Shalev-Gerz: Describing Labor’ and ‘Art and Design in the Modern Age’ Friday, Dec 7th, 2012

Monday, December 10th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Sotheby’s & Christie’s to Hold Impressionist & Modern Art Sales June 21-22, 2011

Monday, June 20th, 2011

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Go See – New York: Tracey Emin ‘Only God Knows I’m Good’ at Lehmann Maupin through December 19, 2009

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Newlinks for Wednesday October 7th, 2009

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Go See – London: Tracey Emin’s ‘Those who suffer Love’ at White Cube Mason’s Yard through July 4, 2009

Friday, May 29th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Impressionist and Modern Art Auction, Tuesday February 3rd, Sotheby’s, London

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, January 5th, 2009

Monday, January 5th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 1 of 5: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art, New York, Thursday November 6th: “Obviously, prices have changed”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

London Auction House Round-Up

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Go See – Zurich: “Vignettes of Life” by Rodney Graham at Hauser and Wirth through July 30th

Monday, July 25th, 2011
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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