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Monday, September 26th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Amsterdam: ‘Taking Place’ at the Stedelijk Museum through January 9th, 2011

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Art News: Damien Hirst’s diamond-encrusted human skull “For The Love of God” to be displayed at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence until May 2011

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Go See- New York: "Miró: The Dutch Interiors" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 17, 2011

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Two masterpieces, by Claude Monet and Johannes Vermeer, get star treatment in New York: Vermeer at the Met and Monet at MoMA

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Don’t Miss – Frankfurt: ‘CARAVAGGIO IN HOLLAND: Music and Genre in the Paintings of Caravaggio and the Utrecht Caravaggists’ at The Städel Museum through July 26, 2009

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009
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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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