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Photos with prices from Christie's record sale

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017See below images of some of the pieces together with prices achieved from the record breaking Christie's Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 15 November 2017, in New York. Sale total including buyer’s premium:  USD...[Read More]
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Hunt for the buyer of Salvator

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017The lawsuit may be going away: Mr Rybolovlev is suing Mr Bouvier over this and other paintings he bought from him, alleging he was overcharged. Brian Cattell, a representative of the Rybolovlev family office, said: “Thanks to the professionalism and...[Read More]
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Mould teaches people how to scrub

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017Mould instructional video on how to apply zip strip onto a painting then scrub horrifies conservators around the world. "The thing that was so terribly disturbing about that video is the guy starts right on the face of the sitter. When I saw this...[Read More]
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Real life Photos Made Famous By Artists - Flatiron...

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017Edward Steichen (1879-1973), Flatiron, 1904-1905 Emily DiDonato, Flatiron Building , 2016 - Follow Emily on Instagram @emilydidonato  [Read More]
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THE DARK SIDE OF IVORY PROHIBITION

AAD REPORTS 17/11/2017Will it help elephants or just vandalize culture?   Guest publication by John Frederick Walker By the next day his corpse had bloated into a thing like a crashed zeppelin, with legs stuck out straight, his thick hide splashed white with droppings...[Read More]
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Salvator Mundi - $400m Plus Commissions

AAD REPORTS 16/11/2017In a bidding battle that saw bidders and auctioneer use every trick in the book, the Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci made $400m plus commissions this evening in New York, at Christie's Post War and Contemporary sale. Shown live on Facebook, it was...[Read More]
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New York in Motion Pictures, 1890-1920

Robert Alexander Boyle 15/11/2017  Leviathan of the western hemisphere, New York City is constantly knocking itself over and rebuilding itself with even taller buildings, sometimes we forget how old the place really happens to be. The video at the below shows long lost footage of...[Read More]
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Suitcase containing £1m of gems stolen on London...

AAD REPORTS 13/11/2017A jewellery dealer had a suitcase containing £1 million worth of gems stolen from him on a train in London. British Transport Police are investigating the theft from the 35-year-old which happened on Wednesday at around 6.30pm. The dealer told officers...[Read More]
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ARTSY: At It Again

AAD REPORTS 13/11/2017 https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-shepard-fairey-keeping-obamas-hope-alive-age-trump?utm_medium=email&utm_source=11241590-newsletter-editorial-daily-11-13-17&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=st-V Was Obama hope predicated...[Read More]
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Leonardo Makes News

AAD REPORTS 12/11/2017What is the only Da Vinci painting on the open market worth? A Russian billionaire believes he was swindled when he bought it for $127.5 million. This week he will find out if he was right. "Salvator Mundi", a painting of Jesus Christ by the...[Read More]
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