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Qatar May Have Purchased Warhol’s ‘Eight Elvises’

A few days ago the video for the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies’ impressively stacked Andy Warhol panel—moderated by Bob Colacello Peter Brant, Donna De Salvo, Larry Gagosian, Jane Holzer, Alberto Mugrabi, and Aby Rosen—went online and it’s … Read More

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Lyles with a work by Aura Rosenberg.©Drex Drechsel,

Tilton Gallery Hires Isaac Lyles as Director

Isaac Lyles, of Chelsea’s Derek Eller Gallery, is headed uptown to join Tilton Gallery as a director. “I’ve had three and a half great years as the associate director at Derek Eller Gallery and Tilton Gallery is the perfect next … Read More

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Mary Grace Wright Joins New York’s Bureau Gallery as Director

New York’s Bureau gallery has hired Mary Grace Wright to be its director. She joins the Lower East Side spot from SoHo’s Team Gallery, where she was associate director. Before Team, Wright was director at Chelsea’s Martos Gallery and helped start its … Read More

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The apartment.


Tobias Meyer, Mark Fletcher Sell New York Apartment for $16.2 M.

Curbed NY reports that former Sotheby’s auctioneer Tobias Meyer and his husband, the art adviser Mark Fletcher, have sold their apartment in Columbus Circle for $16.2 million. The sum falls just short of their $16.9 million asking price, which is … Read More

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Sellers Beware! Feigen Ruling Says Dealers Must Pay Taxes on Forged Art Sales

New York dealer Richard Feigen recently lost an attempt to get back the taxes he paid on the 2004 sale of a Max Ernst painting that later turned out to be fake, the New York Law Journal reports. Feigen returned … Read More

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The 2014 edition.


Marc Spiegler Seeks Asia Expert for New Basel Hong Kong Director

Art Basel Director Marc Spiegler said in a phone interview today that despite the impending departure of Art Basel’s Director Asia, Magnus Renfrew (who started the fair as Art HK in 2008), Art Basel Hong Kong attendees can expect better editions, if … Read More

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Cameron Winklevoss at the 2008 Olympics. 


Paddle8 Partners With Winklevoss Twins, May Let You Buy Art With Bitcoins

Earlier this week the Winklevoss twins’ Winklevoss Capital invested in the auction start-up Paddle8. The investment on the part of the twins, famous for their claims regarding the development of Facebook and more recently their boosting of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, … Read More

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(Courtesy Sotheby's)

Sotheby’s Plans ‘Modest’ Layoffs

Sotheby’s auction house announced Thursday that it will soon downsize a “modest” number of its employees worldwide.

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Left to right: Maria Ludovica, Ignazio, and Luigi Maramotti. Maramotti is one of 33 collectors who did not appear on the 2013 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors list. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND REGEN PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES/COLLECTION OF STEVEN LATNER AND MICHAEL LATNER

Inside the Top 200: A Who’s Who of Who’s New (And Returning)

The 33 additions to our annual list of the world’s top art collectors Read More

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The 2014 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Who are the world’s most active art buyers? Presenting the 2014 ARTnews 200 Read More

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The $20,000 Picasso Catalogue the Art World Was Waiting For

Why scholars are clamoring for a near-exact copy of a Picasso catalogue published in black and white and last updated in 1978 Read More

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Inside the Secret Market for Nazi-Looted Art

The German dealer who left 1,400 works to his son was part of a network of dealers and others in Munich who helped implement the Nazi looting program, conceal stolen works, and sell them after the war Read More

A busy phone bank at Sotheby’s London sale of Impressionist and Modern Art this past June.

The Pleasures and Perils of Auction-House Phone Bids

The popularity of telephone bidding at auction surges, despite the danger of dropped calls and bad connections Read More

Thomas Stewart’s 1792 portrait of the cross-dressing Chevalier d’Eon was, 
until recently, thought to be a painting of a woman by Gilbert Stuart.

Knight in Shining Garters

London’s National Portrait Gallery buys a portrait of the Chevalier d’Eon—celebrated French spy, diplomat, fencing champion, and cross-dresser Read More