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Guggenheim Deaccessions Zao Wou-Ki Painting

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Former Sotheby’s Employee Donates Collection of Artist Postcards to British Museum

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Dutch Royal Family Cleared to Sell Rubens Chalk Drawing

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Adam Chinn Leaves Sotheby’s

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Art Newspaper Explores Issues with Third-Party Auction Guarantees

Monday, November 19th, 2018

AO Auction Recap – New York: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 14th – 15th, 2018

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

AO Auction Recap – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, November 11th – 12th, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 11th – 15th, 2018

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Sotheby’s Reports Net Loss of $27.8 million for Q3

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Mark Grotjahn Profiled in WSJ

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Three Deaccessioned Georgia O’Keefe Works Head to Sothby’s

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Sotheby’s Tad Smith Cancels Saudi Conference Appearance

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Banksy Work Destroyed at Sotheby’s Sold as New Piece

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Banksy Piece Self-Destructs After Sale in London

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

AO Auction Recap – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 4th – 5th, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Sotheby’s Unveils Works from Private European Collection for November New York Sale

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Dmitry Rybolovlev Files $380 Million Lawsuit Against Sotheby’s

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 4-5, 2018

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Broadway Musical to Focus on Life and Work of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Art News Publishes Annual List of Top 200 Collectors

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Teiger Collection Goes to Sotheby’s

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Yasuaki Ishizaka Appointed Chairman of Sotheby’s Japan

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Sotheby’s Shows $57.3 million net income for Quarter, Down from Last Year

Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Tate Declares “Climate Emergency,” Vows to Cut Emissions

July 17th, 2019

Directors at the Tate in London have declared a “climate emergency,” and will immediately set to work reducing the museum’s carbon footprint by 10 percent within the coming four years. “We will interrogate our systems, our values and our programs, and look for ways to become more adaptive and responsible,” the directors said in the announcement. “As an organization that works with living artists, we should respond to and amplify their concerns. And, as our audiences and communities across the world confront climate extinction, so we must shine a spotlight on this critical issue through art.”
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Long March Space Pivots Away from Art Fairs

July 17th, 2019

Beijing’s Long March Space will stop participating in art fairs. The gallery plans to “innovate business models and enter a new stage of art market work,” according to an announcement. 
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NYT Charts Story on Near Collapse of Notre Dame

July 17th, 2019

A piece in the NYT this week charts the damage caused by the fire at Notre Dame, and just how close the cathedral came to collapsing. “There was a feeling that there was something bigger than life at stake,” says Ariel Weil, mayor of the city’s Fourth Arrondissement, “and that Notre-Dame could be lost.”
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