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AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s and Christie’s to Hold Impressionist and Modern Auctions in New York November 2-4, 2010

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Go See – Athens: Louise Bourgeois at the Museum of Cycladic Art through September 12, 2010

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

AO News RoundUp: Five Modern Masterpieces, valued at up to $613 million, stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris

Friday, May 21st, 2010

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Spectacular Yves Saint Laurent auction raises record breaking $264 million, sets records for Mondrian, Matisse

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s London, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, February 4th

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

New York Auction Roundup: Week of impressionist, modern and contemporary

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

Christie’s to Offer Rare Léger Work in London Next Month

Friday, May 31st, 2019

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2015

Friday, November 6th, 2015

New York – Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, November 4th and 5th, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, Tonight May 7th and tomorrow May 8th, 2013

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Madonna to Sell Léger to Benefit Girls’ Education

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

AO Onsite Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale in New York Brings in $231.4M; Sets Records for Matisse & Gris (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

AO Breaking News: Louise Bourgeois Dies Today at age 98 in New York

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Go See – Rome: ‘Alexander Calder’ at Palazzo delle Esposizioni through February 14, 2010

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s “The Modern Age,” the Alice Lawrence and Hillman family collections sell for less than 50% of estimate as Rothko and Manet headliners are pulled

Saturday, November 8th, 2008
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D.C. Officials Push for More Diverse Selection of Monuments in City

January 24th, 2020

Officials in Washington, D.C. are looking to incorporate more diverse historical monuments into the city’s fabric, Art News reports, with legislation proposing new monuments to historically resonant women and people of color.  “This legislation aims to properly recognize and honor remarkable persons who left indelible marks on society: men, women, and migrants,” says Kenyan McDuffie, the councilmember. “These bills aim to channel an important dialogue carrying around our country to reconcile symbols and monuments that have often complicated, and in some cases blatantly racist, history behind them.”
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The Shed Voluntarily Recognizes Employee Unionization

January 24th, 2020

The Shed will recognize its employees’ union voluntarily, Artforum reports.  “The Shed fully supports our talented and hard-working visitor experience staff in their decision to organize,” says Maryann Jordan, the institution’s chief operating officer. “We welcome UAW Local 2110 and anticipate forging a constructive relationship with their representatives as we have done with the several other unions already in place at The Shed.”
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Florida Court Blocks Yayoi Kusama ‘Infinity Room’ from Leaving Miami-Dade County

January 24th, 2020

A Florida court has put a temporary block on a Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room at the center of the controversy around dealer Inigo Philbrick, preventing the work from leaving Miami-Dade County.  “Without an injunction, FAP [Fine Art Partners] will lose the ability to be made whole because it will lose a unique, one-of-a-kind work,” says Valerie R. Manno, a judge in Miami-Dade County’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, wrote in the temporary injunction issued on Wednesday. “An injunction will allow FAP to litigate its case without fear that the Kusama will disappear into the night.”
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