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Growing Market Pays Off for Sketches and Drawings

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Additional Works Seized from Salzburg Home of Cornelius Gurlitt

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Los Angeles, CA – Geffen Contemporary: LA Art Book Fair , Feat.. “Artists Read Baldessari,” Jan 31 – Feb 2, 2014

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Japanese Study Finds Mice Attentive to Art

Friday, July 5th, 2013

New York – “The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec: Drawings and Prints from the Clark” at The Frick Collection, Through June 16th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Christie’s Raises Commission Rates

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Greek Heiress Goes to Court to Recover Lost Paintings

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Former curator for the Victoria and Albert Museum Sir Roy Strong Criticizes Galleries for Safe Choices

Monday, January 21st, 2013

AO Newslink

Friday, September 28th, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

LeRoy Neiman dies at age 91 in New York

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

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

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Go See – New York: Nan Goldin ‘Scopophila’ at Matthew Marks Gallery through December 23, 2011

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s Realizes $200M, Restituted Klimt Sells for $40M

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Sotheby’s & Christie’s to Hold Impressionist & Modern Art Sales June 21-22, 2011

Monday, June 20th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Impressionist & Modern Sale at Sotheby’s London February 8, 2011 Brings in £68.8 Million ($111 million); Featured Picasso Sells for £25.2 million, Giacomettis Bought In

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale in New York Brings in $231.4M; Sets Records for Matisse & Gris (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $227.5M; Sets Auction Record with $68.9M Modigliani Sale (UPDATED with VIDEO)

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Go See – Baden: Pipilotti Rist at Museum Langmatt through November 14, 2010

Monday, September 13th, 2010
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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