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AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, June 28th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Actual Size Curated Sale and Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Sotheby’s Names Jan Prasens Managing Director of Europe

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Art Newspaper Traces Rise and Fall of Market Strength for Gutai Group

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Andy Warhol’s First Self-Portrait to Hit Auction Block at Sotheby’s this Month

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Marcato Capital Holdings in Sotheby’s

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Timothy Sammons Facing Extradition Over Larceny Charges

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

New York Times Spotlights Challenges Over Nazi-Looted Arts and Provenance

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

New York Times Asks if African Art is Being “Gentrified”

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

The Guardian Breaks Down Auction Market after Record-Setting Sales

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Sale at Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, May 18th, 2017

Friday, May 19th, 2017

New York Times Profiles Market Growth for Basquiat Works

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 16th, 2017

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 15th, 2017

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – New York: New York Auction Week, May 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017

CNBC Forecasts Strong Auction Week as Sotheby’s Points to Structural Growth Potential for Market

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Spiegel Family Collection Sparks Sibling Rivalry at Christie’s and Sotheby’s

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Sotheby’s Posts $11 million loss in Historically Weak First Quarter, Showing Promise for Strengthening Market

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Sotheby’s Carrying $217 Million in Guarantees Next Week

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Laure de Beauvau-Craon, former chair of Sotheby’s France, Passes Away at the Age of 74

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Sotheby’s Withdraws Eighteen Works from Sale by Artists Pension Trust

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Sotheby’s Announces $60 Million Basquiat for New York Sale in May

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Roy Lichtenstein’s ‘Nude Sunbather’ to Sell at Sotheby’s this Spring in New York

Monday, April 10th, 2017
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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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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