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AO Auction Preview – New York: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Sales May 9-12, 2011

Monday, May 9th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale on Wednesday February 16, 2011 Realizes £61.4 million ($99.2 million); Warhol & Martial Raysse Are Top Lots

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

AO AUCTION RESULTS: DISAPPOINTMENT AT PHILLIPS DE PURY’S LONDON CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTION on june 29th AS THE SALE FELL SHORT OF PRESALE ESTIMATES

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

AO AUCTION RESULTS: FEW SURPRISES AT SOTHEBY’S CONTEMPORARY EVENING AUCTION JUNE 28 LONDON

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Phillips de Pury’s Contemporary Evening Sale Wednesday November 12, 2009 – a modest sale totaling within estimate at $7,099,250

Friday, November 13th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 11, 2009 – Only Two Lots Go Unsold in a highly successful Sale Dominated by Warhol

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Friday October 16th, exceeds expections of conservative estimates

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale Friday October 16th, Overall, expectations are reached and in many cases exceeded

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, June 13, 2009

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, April 13, 2009

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

AO Roundup: 2008 Frieze Art Fair, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips London Auctions; Art Market Inflection Point Reached

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Update: Damien Hirst goes to Auction at Sotheby’s, September 15-16, 2008

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

The Man With 800 Warhols

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Jeff Koon’s “Diamond (Blue)” sells under estimate

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

2007 Whitney Gala & Studio Party

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007
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FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

October 19th, 2018

Antonio Marco, via Associated PressA fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are facing charges of fraud after allegedly using an elderly woman’s identity to buy a Mark Rothko for $6.4 million and an Ad Reinhardt work for $1.16 million at Sotheby’s, AP reports. “Our discussions with the purchasers raised significant suspicion and concern for the elderly client they purported to represent and we felt it was necessary to contact the FBI,” Sotheby’s said in a emailed statement. “We are pleased that the appropriate action has been taken and the victim has been protected.”
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Jenny Holzer Profiled in New York Magazine

October 19th, 2018

Jenny Holzer, via New York MagazineJenny Holzer gets a profile in New York Magazine this week, reviewing her recent work and her approach towards creating her bracing, direct brand of text art. “I have made much of my work sex-blind and anonymous so that it wouldn’t be dismissed as the work of a woman,” she says. “I don’t want to be looked at or dismissed, or even attract anybody, as a female.”
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Barbara Kruger to Reprise MOCA LA Installation

October 19th, 2018

Barbara Kruger at MOCA, via LA TimesBarbara Kruger will reprise her iconic installation Untitled (Questions) on the facade of LA’s Geffen Contemporary, the LA Times reports. “People in this city didn’t realize what a gem this building was,” Kruger says of the space. “It was able to shape-shift and be altered in brute, really material ways. It wasn’t a precious over-designed museum.”
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