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Art Basel Update: Lucian Freud Painting Sells for $12 Million to Anonymous Buyer at Art Basel

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Lucian Freud

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Don’t Miss – Lucian Freud’s etchings at MOMA

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

AO AUCTION PREVIEW: Freud, Warhol, de Kooning, Koons, Murakami at Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Oct. 19th, Christie’s, London

Wednesday, October 1st, 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

Freud work expected to break record at Christie’s in New York

Monday, April 28th, 2008

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 4th – 7th, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction, June 26th, 2018

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, June 26th – 28th, 2018

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, November 16th, 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Nicholas Serota Calls for Protections to Arts in Brexit Plan

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Tate Announces Exhibition Schedule for 2018

Friday, May 26th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 7th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s “Defining British Art” Sale, June 30th, 2016

Friday, July 1st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, February 11th, 2016

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 10th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, February 9th – 11th, 2016

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

New York State Auditing Aggressively on Art Sales Taxes

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 10th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

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

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 4th-12th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 16th, 2015

Friday, October 16th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Contemporary and Post-War Auction, May 13th, 2015

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Canvas in Hartford Authenticated as Van Gogh Painting

March 22nd, 2019

A still life of poppies from the collection Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut has been authenticated as an authentic Van Gogh, the Art Newspaper reports.  The piece was reviewed by the Van Gogh Museum, which evaluated multiple elements of the work to arrive at its decision to authenticate.
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First Inaugural Kazakhstan Pavilion in Venice Faces Controversy Over Curation

March 22nd, 2019

The launch of the inaugural Kazakhstan pavilion in Venice is facing controversy after the curators hired for the project were dismissed with a press statement posted on Facebook. “Was the project censored? Why did the incoming museum director decide that artists, curators and partners were simply not worth the basic professional courtesy of knowing if the project was on or off?” curator Nadim Samman asks of the project, noting ongoing confusion and miscommunication over the project.
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London Mayor Unveils Cultural Infrastructure Plan

March 22nd, 2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has unveiled a plan to identify, protect and develop cultural performance and rehearsal space in the city.  “There is no single answer, and many of the conditions and challenges are outside the Mayor’s control,” the report reads.
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