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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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John Waters’s Art Collection Profiled in NYT

May 25th, 2019

John Waters‘s art collection gets a profile in the NYT this week, as he tours the paper through his apartment and talks about his vision for collecting. “It has to sometimes, at first, make me angry,” he says. “It has to delight me and surprise me and kind of like, put me off a little bit at first, and then I embrace it. The kind of art I like is the one that makes people angry, that hate contemporary art — the ones that easily fall for the bait of it. I always go to that first.”
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Tanya Bonakdar Gallery to Represent Wong Ping

May 25th, 2019

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery has added Chinese artist Wong Ping to its roster of artists. The artist was recently included in the 2018 New Museum Triennial and in the exhibition One Hand Clapping, a survey of work by emerging Chinese artists held at the Guggenheim Museum.
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Supreme Court Declines Appeal on Ruling Over Looted Art

May 25th, 2019

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a ruling allowing the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, meaning that the museum will retain possession of two masterpieces by Lucas Cranach the Elder that were looted by the Nazis. “We are pleased that the US Supreme Court denied plaintiff’s petition for review and finally put an end to this lawsuit. The unanimous decision of the Ninth Circuit is now final, confirming that the Norton Simon Art Foundation has proper title to these paintings,” the museum said in a statement. 
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