Nan Goldin’s P.A.I.N. Group Protests ‘Proud’ Support from Sackler Family at Victoria & Albert Museum in London [UPDATED]

Earlier this year, the museum’s director said the institution was “proud” to receive funding from the family. Read More

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Abstract Expressionism Leads Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale in New York, with $30.1 M. Willem de Kooning Topping Market-Affirming $270.7 M. Total

Four artist records were set, and notable sales included Charles White, Kerry James Marshall, Lee Krasner, and Clyfford Still. Read More

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With $27.6 M. Monet in Front, Sotheby’s Totals $209 M. at Low-Key Impressionist-Modern Auction in New York

Like its arch-rival Christie’s, the house had difficulty sourcing ultra-high-value works for the sale amid concern that the market is cooling. Read More

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$19.6 M. Magritte Tops Steady, Subdued $191.9 M. Imp-Mod Sale at Christie’s New York

A solid 90 percent of works found buyers, but the result was a drop from last year’s result at the same auction. Read More

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Following Layoffs, Former Employees Protest at Marciano Art Foundation, Demanding Reopening and Recognition of Union

“Let us see the Alex Israel!” some workers shouted. Read More

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Banksy-Designed Record Cover Sells for $10,000, a New High Mark for Vinyl Marketplace

Discogs, an online record database and marketplace, said that a spray-painted cover created by the artist is the most expensive piece it has ever sold. Read More

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