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

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Repatriated Brazilian Collection to Go on Sale at Sotheby’s Next Month

Monday, October 30th, 2017

New York Times Profiles Efforts of Auction Houses to Stay Ahead of Game in Current Market Landscape

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s and Phillips Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales, October 6th, 2017

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair, October 5th – 8th, 2017

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, October 5th, 2017

Friday, October 6th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 5-6th, 2017

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Sotheby’s Earnings Down 14% in Q2

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

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

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio Offers to Turn Over Works Bought by Malaysian Financier Jho Low

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Art Basel Sees Strong Sales for Blue-Chip Works, Financial Times Reports

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel at Messe Basel Through June 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 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

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Modern Evening Sale, May 17th, 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

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

Monday, May 15th, 2017

New York: TEFAF New York Spring Debut at Park Avenue Armory, May 4th-8th, 2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2017

Friday, May 5th, 2017

RIP: Glenn O’Brien, Writer and Downtown Icon, Aged 70

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 7th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, March 7th – 8th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Telegraph Notes Sotheby’s Aggressive Guarantee Strategies for Upcoming Auctions

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

November 19th, 2017

Irvings, via Art NewsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has received $80 million from trustee Florence Irving, the Art News reports.  “The Irvings have been inspirational donors in building the museum’s collections and galleries of Asian Art since 1987,” says Daniel H. Weiss, the museum’s president and CEO. “This additional gift is truly transformative for the Met, and will ensure that the legacy of scholarship, programming, and collection-building they have been so instrumental in building will continue to thrive.”
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Laura Owens Makes Statement on Protests Against 356 S. Mission Rd

November 16th, 2017

356 MissionArtist Laura Owens has penned a public statement on the current pressure her project space, 356 S. Mission, is facing from anti-gentrification activists. “Alongside the protesters’ demands to close, we have also heard the voices of artists, community groups, families, and individuals in the area who want 356 to remain open,” she writes. “In addition to urgent basic needs and facilities, people in all neighborhoods, of all ethnicities and classes, benefit from quality education and art. We do not believe that access to one should sacrifice the other in a healthy and thriving society. I have always been and remain committed to engaging in productive dialogue that results in effective actions to battle the issues facing our communities.”
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Darsie Alexander Appointed Chief Curator at Jewish Museum

November 16th, 2017

Darsie Alexander, via ArtforumDarsie Alexander has been appointed the Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator at the Jewish Museum in New York, Artforum reports. “The Jewish Museum has a remarkable collection that includes contemporary art, historical objects, material culture, and Jewish ceremonial art,” she says. “This combination allows for a lively dialogue between culturally diverse works related to Jewish identity and the groundbreaking work of artists who have shaped art history in profound ways.”
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