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Vienna – Georg Baselitz: “Remix” at The Albertina Through February 12th, 2014

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Collector and Private-Equity Magnate Leon Black Makes Art & Auction Power List

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Marina Abramovic’s “Scream” Tribute

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Leon Black is the buyer of Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle”

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, Tuesday May 7th, 2013

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, Tonight May 7th and tomorrow May 8th, 2013

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Film Tour of Manet’s Exhibition at Royal Academy of Art To Screen April 11th

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

AO On-Site: The 2013 Armory Show in New York City – March 6th-10th, 2013

Friday, March 8th, 2013

100 Years On, The Armory Show Looks Back at its Definitive First Show

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Bloomberg Lists Top Ten Auction Sales of 2012, Up 44% From 2011

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

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Monday, October 8th, 2012

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Monday, September 17th, 2012

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Friday, August 31st, 2012

Salzburg: Georg Baselitz at Thaddaeus Ropac through August 30, 2012

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, June 19 – 20, 2012 set to begin

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

AO On Site Auction Results w/ Photoset – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 8, 2012 – Many records broken.

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

AO Auction Preview – New York: Post War and Contemporary Sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips de Pury, May 7–9, 2012

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

AO On Site with Photoset – New York: Frieze Art Fair on Randall’s Island, MAY 4–7, 2012

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 2, 2012

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist and Modern Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, May 1-2, 2012

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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