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Florence – Francis Bacon: “Francis Bacon and the Existential Condition in Contemporary Art,” Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, through January 27th, 2013

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Go See – Rome: Caravaggio and Francis Bacon, Side-by-Side, in a Commemorative Exhibition at Galleria Borghese through January 24th, 2010

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Go See – New York: The Figure and Dr. Freud at Haunch of Venison, featuring JONATHAN MEESE, GEORGE CONDO, CECILY BROWN, ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, ALICE NEEL, FRANCIS BACON, DIANE ARBUS, WILLEM DE KOONING, PICASSO AND MORE. Through August 22, 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Go See: Major Francis Bacon Retrospective, Tate Britain, through January 4, 2008

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Francis Bacon to have a retrospective at Tate Britain: September 11 through January 4

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Francis Bacon

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Sotheby’s Sets Auction Record with $39.7 million Francis Bacon Nude

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

CHRISTIE’S – LONDON UPDATE: FRANCIS BACON “TRYPTYCH” SELLS FOR £26.3 MILLION

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

$49 Million Bacon Leads Auction at Christie’s Next Month in London

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Bacon Portrait to Sell at Sotheby’s May 14th Auction

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Bacon Triptych Joins Basquiat and Richter in Sotheby’s Auction Next Month

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale Realizes $127M, Bacon & Warhol Are Top Lots

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Soutine/Bacon’ at Helly Nahmad Gallery, through June 18, 2011

Friday, May 20th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: “Looking Closely” Auction at Sotheby’s Brings in £93.5 million ($150.5 million) Against High Estimate of £54 million; Bacon Tryptic is Top Lot, Record Set for Dali

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Go See – Lausanne, Switzerland: Cézanne to Rothko at Fondation l’Hermitage, Featuring Braque, Warhol, Ernst, Twombly, Giacometti, Bacon, Renoir, Monet, and more, through October 25, 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Art News: Christie’s Sued over Bacon that Failed to Sell

Friday, March 27th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London. Results were overall dissapointing, Bacon, Rothko go unsold

Friday, February 13th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 3 of 5: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art, New York, Wednesday, November 12th: Basquiat’s “Boxer” sells while the Bacon does not, “The market is adjusting down”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Bacon portrait expected to sell for £7.5m at Christie’s auction in October

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Christie’s London to Offer Rare Bacon and Freud Masterpiece in June

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Roman Abramovich Revealed as $120 Million Buyer of Bacon and Freud

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Bacon Tops Biggest Sale at Sotheby’s

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

In separate events, Qatar’s ruling family buys $72.8M Rothko, $52.7M Bacon, $19M Hirst

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
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Max Hollein Gets NYT Profile

April 18th, 2018

Max Hollein,via NYTMax Hollein gets a profile in the NYT this week, as he prepares to take the helm at The Met. “Max Hollein set benchmarks in terms of mobilizing citizens for culture and museums,” says Felix Semmelroth, San Francsico’s former cultural affairs director. “He left deep, deep traces in the city.”
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NYT Spotlights Continued Growth for Private Sales

April 18th, 2018

Private sales, via NYTThe New York Times looks at the continued growth of private sales at auction houses, noting Sotheby’s private sales growth by 28 percent last year, up to $744.6 million. “It was something that was kept under wraps at most of the houses for some time,” says David Schrader, who joined Sotheby’s last year as its head of private sales for contemporary art. “Now we’re being very vocal about it and putting more energy into it.”
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Online Sales See Challenges Over Transparency

April 18th, 2018

christies-via-ny-magA recent report notes that online sales could stagnate if market transparency does not improve, the Art Newspaper says. “In a world where online consumers can easily compare prices for most goods, and where ‘value’ is more universally understood, the online art market has a real challenge… when it comes to educating and creating confidence among new online buyers,” says Anders Petterson, founder of ArtTactic.
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