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Polish Nation Buys Czartoryski Collection for $118 Million

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Antarctic Biennale Announces Call for Artists

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Art Newspaper Reviews the Strange Tale of “La Bella Principessa”

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Police Uncover Airport Art Smuggling Ring in Italy

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

New York – Chason Matthams: “Advances, None Miraculous” at Thierry Goldberg Through September 13th, 2015

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

London – Karen Kilimnik at Sprüth Magers Through June 20th, 2015

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Louvre Abu Dhabi to Receive 300 Works in Loan from France

Monday, October 13th, 2014

New York – Urs Fischer: “last supper” and “mermaid, pig, bro w/hat” at Gagosian Gallery Through May 8th, 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Government Shutdown Costs to Smithsonian Reach $2.8 Million

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

The Morgan To Digitize Full Collection of Drawings

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Art Detectives Find What May Be “Mona Lisa” Model’s Remains

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Louvre opens its first outpost in Lens, France

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

GO SEE – NEW YORK: ‘ANDY WARHOL: THE LAST DECADE’ AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12, 2010

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Don't Miss – London: Matthew Barney at Sadie Coles through March 6th 2010

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

AO Auction Results: Old Master’s Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York – the majority of works sell above estimate, with many works reaching record-breaking prices

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – Old Master’s Week, New York City

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Go See: Lichtenstein at Gagosian, NY, through June 28

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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