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AO On Site Auction Results: Phillips de Pury Part I Contemporary Art Sale falls short but with records set for artists represented by moderately priced works

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Phillips de Pury, Thursday, February 12th; Satisfactory but not strong.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art evening sale, London, Thursday, February 5, 2009, Richter, Koons and Fontana lead robust results

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Saatchi to open new London site October 9, beginning with Chinese focus

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

AO Auction Results: Phillip’s London Contemporary Art Auctions, June 30

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

AO Preview: Phillip’s London Contemporary Art Auctions, June 29-30

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Hong Kong Art Auction Roundup

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Chinese contemporary outsells western artists at auction this weekend

Monday, October 15th, 2007
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Portuguese Museum Director Resigns Over Alleged Censorship of Mapplethorpe Show

September 25th, 2018

Robert Mapplethorpe, via Art NewsThe Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art in Porto, Portugal is currently embroiled in controversy, after Artistic Director João Ribas resigned over alleged censorship of a Robert Mapplethorpe show. “The proposal of the exhibition was to present the works of an explicit sexual nature in an area with restricted access, given the tenor of several exhibited works and being that Serralves is an institution visited annually by almost a million people of all backgrounds, ages and nationalities, including thousands of children and hundreds of schools,” the institution said in a statement. “The foundation considered that the visiting public should be alerted, in accordance with the legislation in force.”
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Thelma Golden Profiled in LA Times

September 25th, 2018

Thelma Golden, via LA TimesThe LA Times profiles Thelma Golden, and the work she has done to build Harlem’s Studio Museum into a landmark American institution. “Often, it makes me laugh when people who have never been to the museum would come visit,” she says.  “The two things people would often say is that they thought I’d be taller and that the museum would be much bigger.”
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Joan Mitchell Piece Expected to Break Auction Record Come November

September 25th, 2018

Joan Mitchell, 12 Hawks at 3 O’Clock, via Art Market MonitorA Joan Mitchell painting from the estate of Barney Ebsworth is anticipated to break the artist’s auction record, estimated to sell at $14 million to $16 million.  The work will hit the auction block at Christie’s New York in November.
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