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AO On Site Auction Results w/ Photoset – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 8, 2012 – Many records broken.

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 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: Robert & Ethel Scull 'Portrait of a Collection' at Aquavella Galleries through May 27, 2010

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Go See – Moscow: Mark Rothko – Into the Unknown World, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture on view until August 14, 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Go see – New York: 'Monet's Water Lilies' at MoMA through April 12, 2010

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Go See – Berlin: The Pietzch Art Collection on Display at the Neue Nationalgalerie through November 22, 2009.

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Go See: Ellsworth Kelly Paintings and Drawings at Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, through April 11, 2009

Wednesday, March 18th, 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

Don’t Miss The Opening: Arrival of Christie’s-owned gallery, Haunch of Venison, in New York, Friday September 12

Saturday, September 6th, 2008
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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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