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Qatar Returns Statues to Greece Over Nudity Controversy

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Qatar’s Newest Airport to Feature Major Art Commissions

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Doha, Qatar: Takashi Murakami at the Museum of Islamic Art through June 24, 2012

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Breaking: Qatar purchase of $250-$300 million ‘Card Players’ by Paul Cézanne is most expensive art sale in history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

AO On Site – Doha, Qatar: Inauguration of Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

I.M. Pei Designed Museum of Islamic Art to Open in Qatar, November

Friday, August 8th, 2008

In separate events, Qatar’s ruling family buys $72.8M Rothko, $52.7M Bacon, $19M Hirst

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Yuz Museum and LACMA Remain Committed to Collaboration

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Al-Thani Family Eyeing Exhibition Space in Paris

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Daily Mail Reports on Regional Rivalry Causing Bidding Record for Da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Simon de Pury Suing for Commission on Record Paul Gauguin Sale

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

New York — Sophia Al-Maria: “Black Friday” at The Whitney Through October 31st, 2016

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

New York – Richard Serra on View at Gagosian Gallery Through October 22nd, 2016

Friday, July 29th, 2016

New York Post Chases Hints on Buyer of Cattelan Sculpture

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Picasso Bust Lawsuit Sees New Filings

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Maya Widmaier-Picasso Pleas Rejected in French Court Over Contested Bust

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Maya Widmaier Picasso Speaks Out on Disputed Sale of Her Father’s Sculpture

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Temporary Agreement Reached in Battle Over Picasso Bust

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Lawsuit Filed Over Ownership of Major Picasso Bust

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Richard Serra Named “Art Innovator of the Year” by WSJ

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Bank of America Announces 13 New Conservation Grants

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Paul Gauguin’s $300 Million Price Tag Confirmed

Monday, June 8th, 2015

CNBC Claiming Buyer of $179 Million Picasso Still at Large

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani Reportedly Buyer of $179 Million Picasso

Monday, May 25th, 2015
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British Museum Explores Partnership that Could Return Elgin Marbles to Greece

August 1st, 2022

The British Museum is testing the waters on a “Parthenon partnership” that could send the Elgin Marbles back to Greece, Bloomberg reports. “What we are calling for is an active ‘Parthenon partnership’ with our friends and colleagues in Greece,” says deputy director Jonathan Williams, noting that the move seeks to “change the temperature of the debate” around the disputed works.
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Harold Ancart Joins Gagosian

July 11th, 2022

Harold Ancart has joined the roster at Gagosian after leaving David Zwirner, the gallery announced this week.
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Armed Robbers Break into TEFAF, Causing Evacuation

June 28th, 2022

A group of armed men broke into TEFAF Maastricht this week in an attempted robbery, causing an evacuation of the fair.  “TEFAF has robust procedures in the event of a security breach,” a spokesperson for the fair said. “These were precisely followed, and all visitors, exhibitors and staff were safely evacuated. The fair has now reopened.”
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