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Dealers Sue Sotheby’s Over Da Vinci Work Resold for Over $120 Million

Monday, December 5th, 2016

WSJ Looks at Current Art Market Health as 2016 Concludes

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

David Hockney to Design Stained-Glass Window for Westminster Abbey

Friday, November 25th, 2016

New York Times Covers Conditions and Concerns of Current Auction Market

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Tad Smith Claims Trump Presidency Will Help Art Market Recovery

Friday, November 18th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 17th, 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century Evening Sale and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 16th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

MoMA Purchases László Moholy-Nagy’s “EM 1 (Telephone Picture)” at Sotheby’s

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

NYT Previews Auctions in Wake of Trump Election

Monday, November 14th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York Auction Week, November 14th – 17th, 2016

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Sotheby’s Tallies $24 Million for First Sale of Works from David Bowie’s Art Collection

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Sotheby’s Posts $54.5 Million Loss for Third Quarter of 2016

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Art Market Monitor Examines Ongoing Challenges to Online Sales Strategies

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Art Newspaper Forecasts Effects of Election on Art Market

Monday, November 7th, 2016

NYT Charts Strategies for Auction Season in Face of Week Market

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Bloomberg Charts Challenges to Selling Male Portraits in Modern Art Market

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 7th, 2016

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Sotheby’s Reimburses Buyer for $10 Million After Discovery of Forged Old Master Painting

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales, October 5th – 7th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

AO Preview – Frieze London Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Sotheby’s Selling Large David Hockney in November New York Sale

Friday, September 30th, 2016

NYT Spotlights the First Edition of TEFAF New York

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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