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AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

AO auction preview: Major Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sales, New York, May 14-17. 2013.

Monday, May 13th, 2013

AO Newslink

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

AO On Site – Art 43 Basel Final Photoset and AO News Wrapup

Monday, June 18th, 2012

AO On Site with Photoset – New York: NADA Art Fair, May 4–7, 2012

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Jenny Holzer ‘Endgame’ at Skarstedt Gallery through April 7, 2012

Monday, March 26th, 2012

New York: ‘Grisaille’ at Luxembourg & Dayan extended through January 28, 2012

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Go See – New York: The Parallax View featuring Dan Flavin, Eva Hesse, Bruce Nauman, Robert Smithson and others at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, 26th Street, Chelsea through March 19th, 2011

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Go See – New York: Kazimir Malevich ‘Malevich and the American Legacy’ at Gagosian Gallery through April 30, 2011

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection’ at Whitney Museum of American Art through May 1, 2011

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Go See – New York: Lee Lozano ‘Tools’ at Hauser & Wirth through February 19, 2011

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Middlesbrough, UK: Ellsworth Kelly at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art through February 21, 2010

Monday, February 15th, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Spring Post-War and Contemporary Art in New York

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 3 of 5: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art, New York, Wednesday, November 12th: Basquiat’s “Boxer” sells while the Bacon does not, “The market is adjusting down”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Embattled Lehman Brothers CEO and wife to auction $20 million of post-war and contemporary art through Christie’s

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Essl Collection Works Valued at over $200 Million to Sell this October in London

Monday, September 1st, 2014
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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