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NYT Reports on Dispute Over Price Basquiat at Sotheby’s

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

NYT Profiles Sotheby’s Scientific Research Department

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Art Market Monitor Spotlights Strong Modernist Market in Coming Sales

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Jacob Ochtervelt Painting Formerly Looted by Nazis to Go to Auction at Sotheby’s

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

David Hockney Work Looks to Top Record at Sotheby’s New York Next Week

Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

NYT Spotlights Continued Growth for Private Sales

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Pablo Picasso Works Test Developing Market in Asia

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

$30 Million Pollock at Sotheby’s for May Sale in New York

Friday, March 30th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2018

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale, March 7th, 2018

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Pablo Picasso’s ‘Le Repos’ Heads to Sotheby’s New York This May

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 6th, 2018

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2018

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 27th, 2018

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

AO Auction Previews – Impressionist/Modern and Post-War Evening Sales in London, February 27th – March 8th, 2018

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Sotheby’s Sues Collector Over Unpaid Bill on Haring Masterpiece

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Sotheby’s Leads Spring Sales in London with £14 Million Picasso

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 16th, 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, November 16th, 2017

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – Fall Auction Week in New York City, November 13th to 16th, 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017
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FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

October 19th, 2018

Antonio Marco, via Associated PressA fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are facing charges of fraud after allegedly using an elderly woman’s identity to buy a Mark Rothko for $6.4 million and an Ad Reinhardt work for $1.16 million at Sotheby’s, AP reports. “Our discussions with the purchasers raised significant suspicion and concern for the elderly client they purported to represent and we felt it was necessary to contact the FBI,” Sotheby’s said in a emailed statement. “We are pleased that the appropriate action has been taken and the victim has been protected.”
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Jenny Holzer Profiled in New York Magazine

October 19th, 2018

Jenny Holzer, via New York MagazineJenny Holzer gets a profile in New York Magazine this week, reviewing her recent work and her approach towards creating her bracing, direct brand of text art. “I have made much of my work sex-blind and anonymous so that it wouldn’t be dismissed as the work of a woman,” she says. “I don’t want to be looked at or dismissed, or even attract anybody, as a female.”
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Barbara Kruger to Reprise MOCA LA Installation

October 19th, 2018

Barbara Kruger at MOCA, via LA TimesBarbara Kruger will reprise her iconic installation Untitled (Questions) on the facade of LA’s Geffen Contemporary, the LA Times reports. “People in this city didn’t realize what a gem this building was,” Kruger says of the space. “It was able to shape-shift and be altered in brute, really material ways. It wasn’t a precious over-designed museum.”
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