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The Dalí Sculpture Mess

The market for Salvador Dalí’s sculptures remains plagued by misinformation, unauthorized editions, ownership disputes, and some outright fraud. Questionable works are still flooding the market Read More


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Split Opinions on Sharing Profits

Debate on artist resale rights in U.S. heats up amid legal wrangling Read More


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Jussi Pylkkänen, president of Christie's Europe is concerned about the impact of the resale royalty on the London art market

‘Droit de Suite’ Debate Heats Up

Experts say expanded law will harm U.K. market Read More


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Robert Gwathmey's  Prologue II, 1982, oil on canvas, 1962, sold for an artist's record of $72,000 at auction

Southern Comforts

Gwathmey images of rural South gaining ground at auction Read More


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Richard Artschwager's charcoal on paper, Weave, 1989

Paper Chase

Artschwager Drawings Draw Eager Buyers Read More


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Still Market Runs Deep

Ab Ex Master among “recession-proof” artists at auction Read More


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Fall Imp/Mod Auctions: The Difference a Day Makes

Christie’s and Sotheby’s evening sales paint very different pictures of the health of the market Read More


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Boetti's embroidery Tutto, 1988, sold for $2.1 million at Christie's Italian art sale last month

Uncommon Threads

Boetti Tapestry Takes $2M at London Auction Read More


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London Contemporary Sales Surge Again

Who bought what at the recent auctions Read More


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Snapshot of a Vibrant Market

Fall photography auctions draw wide range of buyers Read More


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CHINA The Next Generation

China’s younger artists are introspective, sophisticated, and hyper-aware of their identity in a globalized world Read More


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Potential Restitution Claim for Renoir Prompts Preemptive Suit

NEW YORK—Representatives for the estate of a Chicago couple who owned a landscape painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Illinois last month after an attempt to sell the work at auction was blocked when the auction house discovered evidence that the work might be one of several sold under duress in Europe in the 1930s because of the Nazi regime. Read More


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Excavation, 1950, from the MoMA exhibition.  Credit: ©2011 THE WILLEM DE KOONING FOUNDATION/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, MR. AND MRS. FRANK G. LOGAN PURCHASE PRIZE FUND, RESTRICTED GIFTS OF EDGAR J. KAUFMANN, JR., AND MR. AND MRS. NOAH GOLDOWSKY, JR

Shaping de Kooning’s Legacy

Behind the scenes of the artist’s long-awaited retrospective at MoMA are not only curators but also dealers, lawyers, collectors, and heirs. Read More


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‘Conversion’ Presents Thorny Issues for Art Owners

NEW YORK—An art collector who placed most of his collection in storage with a Manhattan dealer has brought a lawsuit against the dealer for selling his artwork, valued at more than $5 million, and failing to remit the proceeds to the collector. Read More