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Qatar Museums Employee Recaps Decline of Country’s Art Buying

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Elmgreen and Dragset To Install Swimming Pool at Rockefeller Center

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Cooling Contemporary Market Doesn’t Stop Surge in Modern Sales, Art Newspaper Notes

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

New York – Carroll Dunham at Gladstone Gallery Through December 4th, 2015

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

VR App Launches with 3-D Recreation of Cortauld Gallery

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s “The Artist’s Muse” Curated Sale, November 9th, 2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 24th, 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd-24th, 2015

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Economist Takes Historical Take on the State of Art Market

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Staechelin Family Trust Removes Works From Kunstmuseum Basel

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

New York – Chris Ofili: “Night and Day” at The New Museum Through January 25th, 2015

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Met’s Full Collection of Van Gogh Paintings on View

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

62 Works From Collection of Paul Mellon Donated to National Gallery

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

French Masterworks Recovered After Sitting in Italian Kitchen for 40 Years

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

6 Years in Prison for Romanian Art Thieves in Rotterdam Heist

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

New York – “The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawings and Prints from the Clark” at The Frick Collection, Through June 16th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Berlin – Ernesto Neto: “notes, stones and dots” at Galerie Max Hetzler, through April 13th 2013

Friday, April 12th, 2013

UPDATE – Rotterdam Kunsthal Museum Theft: Details on Works Stolen

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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