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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

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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Trump Budget Pushes for Cuts to NEA

March 19th, 2019

For the third time, President Trump’s proposed annual budget has pushed to cut funding to the NEA. “The Administration believes audiences and aficionados are better than the Government at deciding what art is good or important,” the budget states.
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City of Venice to Launch Official Arts District During Biennale

March 19th, 2019

At this year’s Venice Biennale, the island of Giudecca will launch an official Art District, including 11 art galleries and three national pavilions— Estonia, Iceland, and Nigeria. “The island of Giudecca has an incredible legacy as a platform for nurturing contemporary art and we are thrilled to placing all of its current galleries and future projects under one umbrella of Giudecca Art District,” says director Pierpaolo Scelsi. “We want to give Venice back to Venetians and art lovers around the world by creating one united art quarter that is a go-to destination for anyone visiting the city.”
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Met Admission Fees Help Fund $2.8 Million for Local Arts Orgs

March 19th, 2019

Thanks in part to The Met’s new admissions fees, New York’s Department of Cultural Affairs has been able to earmark $2.8 million to 175 arts organizations throughout the city.  “This agreement has allowed the Met to thrive while giving us a unique opportunity to increase cultural investment in our underserved communities—allowing us to support the diversity that makes our city great at no additional cost to taxpayers,” Mayor Bill de Blasio says.
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