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AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 18th, 2019

Pablo Picasso, Homme et femme nus (1968), final price: £12,464,250, via Christie’s With several strong auctions behind them in the past months, the last Impressionist/Modern Evening Sale of the first half of 2019 looked to be a victory lap for Christie’s, a last shot at European collectors after a bustling spring season capped off by Basel […]... | Read More

AO Auction Preview – London Auction Week: June 18th – 27th, 2019

Fernand Léger, Femme dans un fauteuil (1913), via Christie’s With the hottest months of the year settling in across the US and Europe, the secondary market will get one last chance to catch some heat of its own. Over the course of the next two weeks, the major auction houses will present a final look […]... | Read More

Jeffrey Deitch Featured on “Artbound”

Jeffrey Deitch gets a profile in KCET’s Artbound program, spotlighting his recent work, his focus on Los Angeles’s thriving arts scene, and his early days expanding the scope of the contemporary art market.  “Some people say I created a monster because we basically invented the profession of professional art advisory,” Deitch says of his early work. Read […]... | Read More

Jeffrey Deitch Featured on “Artbound”

Jeffrey Deitch gets a profile in KCET’s Artbound program, spotlighting his recent work, his focus on Los Angeles’s thriving arts scene, and his early days expanding the scope of the contemporary art market.  “Some people say I created a monster because we basically invented the profession of professional art advisory,” Deitch says of his early work. Read […]... | Read More

CNN Speculates on Location of “Salvator Mundi” Painting

CNN takes a look at the disappearance of Salvator Mundi after its landmark sale last year, noting that the work hasn’t been seen in public since its landmark sale.  “It’s either on the yacht or in a Geneva lock-up, and I’m slowly coming to the conclusion that the yacht is really quite plausible,” writer Ben Lewis […]... | Read More

CNN Speculates on Location of “Salvator Mundi” Painting

CNN takes a look at the disappearance of Salvator Mundi after its landmark sale last year, noting that the work hasn’t been seen in public since its landmark sale.  “It’s either on the yacht or in a Geneva lock-up, and I’m slowly coming to the conclusion that the yacht is really quite plausible,” writer Ben Lewis […]... | Read More

Sterling Ruby’s New Fashion Line Profiled in NYT

Sterling Ruby’s new fashion line gets a profile in the NYT this week, as the artist and budding designer traces his experiences with fiber arts and clothing.   “Outside of the logistics of putting together the collection and the garments — in the kind of production of it — I don’t see it as any different to […]... | Read More

Oscar Murillo Profiled in The Guardian

Oscar Murillo gets a profile in The Guardian this month, speaking on his early studies and his drive to push his practice into new spheres. “History is history and you think: now let me forge my own path, ignoring what is allowed or not allowed… just going for it,” he says. Read more at The Guardian  ... | Read More

RIP: Artist Martin Roth Has Passed Away at 41

Artist Martin Roth, who often worked with living organisms and plants in his work, has passed away of unknown causes at the age of 41.  Roth’s last show, November 2017 I collected a plant from the garden of a mass shooter, earned him high praise, centered on a single plant taken from the rock-strewn lawn of the shooter responsible for […]... | Read More

Sotheby’s Sold to Business Mogul Patrick Drahi

In a major shake-up, French-Israeli media mogul and collector Patrick Drahi has reached an agreement to acquire Sotheby’s in a $3.7 billion deal. “With my family, we are very enthusiastic to build together with its current management and their teams the future of Sotheby’s, a fascinating and multi-secular company with such a celebrated history of uniting people […]... | Read More
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