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Sotheby’s Announces $60 Million Basquiat for New York Sale in May

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Steven Cohen Allegedly Behind $28 Million Basquiat Canvas Offered at Christie’s Next Month

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Art Advisor Ordered to Pay $1 Million Back from Basquiat Sale

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Malaysian Businessman Sells Record-Setting Basquiat After Probe

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Yusaku Maezawa Identified as Buyer of Record-Setting Basquiat

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Christie’s Selling Basquiat Poised to Possible Break Auction Record

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Mugrabis and Christie’s Settled Basquiat Dispute

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Jose Mugrabi Sued by Christie’s Over Missed Payments on Basquiat Work

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Art Newspaper Notes Mysterious Conditions Behind Basquiat Sale

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

Don’t Miss – New York: Michel Majerus at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 19th

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Major Works from Basquiat and Warhol to Sell This May

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Christie’s Halts Basquiat Auction in Face of Lawsuit

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Christie’s To Sell Landmark Collection of Early Basquiats

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Schulhof Family Sues Art Advisor Over Alleged Basquiat Fraud

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Supreme Releases Fall Lookbook, Featuring Basquiat Collaborations

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Basquiat Heads to Broadway in New Musical Production

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Seized Basquiat Sheds Light on Art World Money Laundering

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Christie’s Looks to Break Auction Records with Basquiat’s “Dustheads” This May

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Gagosian Sees Huge Attendance Numbers for Basquiat Show

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

2012 Basquiat Sales Top $161 Million

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Basquiat’s William Burroughs Triptych to Sell at Auction at Sotheby’s in London

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

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

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

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

Metallica’s drummer to sell Basquiat painting at Christie’s New York, November 12th auction; ‘Boxer’ to be displayed during Frieze Art Fair in London

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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