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Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 14th, 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Artwork From the Detroit Institute of Art Worth Up $8.5 Billion

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Death of Recluse Collector Reveals More Modern Masters in Collection

Friday, July 25th, 2014

San Francisco Real Estate Investor Charged with $11 Million Art Fraud

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Growing Market Pays Off for Sketches and Drawings

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Paris – Sophie Calle: “Dérobés” at Galerie Perrotin Through January 11th, 2014

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Paris – Georg Baselitz at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Through October 31st, 2013

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Los Angeles – Cecily Brown at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills Through October 12th, 2013

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

‘Becoming Picasso’ at Courtauld Gallery, London through May 26, 2013

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

FBI Knows $500 Million Museum Thieves, Still Searching for Missing Art

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Sotheby’s Modern Art Auction in London Yesterday Produce Uneven Results

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Madrid – Vik Muniz: “Pictures of Magazine 2″ at Galeria Elba Benítez through January 26th, 2013

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

AO on Site – New York: Opening for “People Who Work Here” at David Zwirner through August 10th, 2012

Friday, August 10th, 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 Newslink

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Los Angeles: Elizabeth Peyton at Regen Projects through May 12, 2012

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Taipei, Taiwan: Ai Weiwei 'Ai Weiwei, Absent' at Taipei Fine Arts Museum through January 29, 2012

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Don’t Miss – Hong Kong: Roy Lichtenstein ‘Landscapes in the Chinese Style’ at Gagosian through December 22, 2011

Monday, December 19th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s Bring in Over $550M, Several Artist Records Set

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Preview – New York: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Auctions November 7-9, 2011

Monday, November 7th, 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

AO Auction Preview- New York: Christie’s & Sotheby’s to Hold Impressionist and Modern Art Auctions In New York, November 1 & 2, 2011

Sunday, October 30th, 2011
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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